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We were excited to explore the 5 Cinque Terre villages by train, foot and boat. The last time Lee and I were here it was so rough the boats were not operating - so we were looking forward to viewing the villages from the sea. To get the sun right we decided to explore the villages by foot and train in the morning, and then catch the boat and view …
After Lucca we drove through amazing countryside with marble mountains in the background and many little towns that seem to always be built right at the top of mountains. We arrived at a gorgeous town to the south of the Cinque Terre, called Portovenere on the Ligurian Coast. It was quite a challenge to find a car park - you really need motorbikes …
... The last few weeks of eating and drinking and not prepared us even though it was only 4km! When we reached Vernazza we were greeted with a gorgeous view looking down onto the town and decided we were very lucky to have not done the walk in the opposite direction as it was very steep! We explored Vernazza for a while and then grabbed a take away pizza and some beers and sat down by the ocean people watching.... what a life!!
... summer time).
The room turned out to be a whole apartment, with a private balcony above us, and it was easy to forget the damage that had occurred below us.
But once you were at the harbour, you could see evidence of destruction, although it took a while to notice some of it, because let's face it, ...
... city as we wind down the height we’ve just wound up. Kerry asks at one point if I'm enjoying this to which I lie and say 'no'.
As we decend it's now getting desperate as we're both tired, have been turned down by the many, many hotels we have enquired in and we're both secretly wondering what the *uck we're gonna do. No idea what’s at the bottom and thoughts of turning back are put aside when we come into a town on the sea. ...