Hotel La Pineta
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... Conductor the same question, and he phoned the office and found out that my train would be operating normally, which I reported to the guy that had asked first. That’s sure a relief!
When I arrived at Milano Centrale, I found that things have changed there considerably since my last visit. They’ve installed "gates" between the front hallway of the station and the back part where the tracks are, similar to airport security where passengers have ...
... we still began early enough to beat the park pass ticket vendor. Ah well, get one at the next booth. An hour later, after hiking past tomato crops and lemon trees along the cliffs, we arrived at stop one, Vernazza. Basil was the big thing in this part of Italy so we targeted pesto foods. A somewhat disappointing pesto focaccia thing later, we soaked up the picturesque seaside town and continued. A large sign with photos ...
The Weather Channel is showing mid to high 30's for the week.
The cicadas are singing loudly.
The crazy paving is so hot that even the skinks are avoiding running across it, choosing the channels instead.
The people on the beach below are whooping loudly... although they can't be heard from inside where the air conditioner is functioning beautifully!
The others head out into the heat to walk to the ...
... with sea and sand.
First day here we travelled by boat to Riomaggiore and Manarola, which are two of the Cinque Terre villages. Decided today to skip Milan and stay here two extra nights.
On our second day we hiked from Monterossa to the next village -Vernezza, was very steep climb for first 45mins. Very quaint village, climbed to top of a castle, great view.
Found a cementry in ...
... months prior, a landslide had rendered the walkway impassable.
Although this was a disappointment, we found a cafe right on the cliff in Riomaggiore and had drinks and nibbles and watch the sunset from there......magical!
We hopped back on the train and headed home for Levanto. It was a very long, full day but it was full of wonderful memories.