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A Bit about Genoa Genoa is the capital of the Province of Genoa and of the region of Liguria. Many regard Genoa as having the largest historic city center in Europe as a result of having been, for centuries, a powerful commercial center seaport and city-state. It was the birthplace of Christopher Columbus and its maritime roots have fostered a dialect that has, absorbed elements of Neapolitan, Calabrese and Portuguese over the centuries.
Genoa's harbor is a bustling ...
... the train through the villages :( Having not prepared to spend a day visiting these villages we had to surrender our plans on visiting this UNESCO heritage site. Nick turned around to head back to the Autostrada and there was a fork in the road, one way went directly to the highway and the other went directly back the way we came. We thought we'd take a different route, well not even 500m up this road it narrowed into not ...
... big black Audis and haven't discovered that there is a right lane. Don't worry they'll disappear out of sight as quickly as they appear. Finally enjoy the experience because it makes for great driving.
We cut the trip by taking a small detour in Bologna. Just could not drive past this historic city without stopping for a spaghetti bolognese, actually it was tagliatelli, and it was good. Even Wendy conceded to a bolognese in Bologna. A city of 340,000 ...
... a stone depicting the two faced Janus.
We met our driver for coffee in Panicale (note to self - Pannicarlay). Panicale is busier and more touristy than Paciano. There were a lot of English and American voices and there was free wi-fi at the cafes. The square with the cafes would make an ideal setting for a play or opera. We left Panicale by a very steep narrow road, then on through Panicarola to San Feliciano on Lake Trasimeno. We "had" to have ...
... with 2-½ twist was something Tom Daly would have been proud of!!
Whilst laying on the gravelled ground writhing in agony, one
of my caring colleagues told me not to move. ‘That’s sensible advice’, I
thought. ‘Until I have been checked over I don’t know what damage I may have
I soon learned that that the reason I was told not to move
was that she could run and fetch her camera!!!