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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 …
We have had a quite Sabbath day here, recovering from ten hours on trains yesterday. Have met a lovely group from Perth, WA, with whom we are having dinner tonight. Also a young couple from Vancouver. We are hoping the weather improves although the forecast doesn't look promising. we have been on the go ...
Oct 1 --evening
What a spectacular last day in Cinque Terre! How I wish you could all be here and experience this too!
Of the 5 "main" villages along the coast, I quickly realized I wouldn't get to see Corniglia as it is too far uphill for me. And we had seen Riomaggiore, Manarola and Monterosso. So today was all about Vernazza.
It's a cute little town, not quite as busy Monterosso but far more ...
... 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. ...