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Casual start to the morning with a croissant and coffee for breakfast, followed by 6 hours walking around Old Town Genoa. The sights around the upper end are much better than the port, we sat on the steps of a church for half an hour and did some people watching.
Huge thunderstorm came in and it poured with rain so we found ...
Au Revoir Nice, back on the train again today, stay was too short. Train travel has been very easy and enjoyable so far apart from that one leg where it was very hot and stuffy.
Catch the Train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe on the Trenitalia Thello, had four seats to ourselves for most of the way. Travelled through Monte Carlo, San Remo and all along the coast to Genoa.
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Our Day in Genoa
As usual we are up before 7am …I don't think that Geoff has any concept of holidays and sleep. Being off early today was a bit of his undoing as we had no plan in mind and the tourist information centre wasn’t open. Geoff was far removed from his comfort zone without a map. This is our second last European port. I have mentioned before that people ...
... width than a parking spot. Nope not going this way! We turned around and took the same route back. Our original plans were to have lunch in one of the Cinqueterre villages, so instead we stopped in a tiny village on our way back to the Autostrada called Borghetto di Vara. This village was definitely out of "tourist realm" so we knew they probably didn't speak much English. We thought we could decipher a menu decent enough ...
... cream at a gelateria which was a couple of streets back from the lake. It was a small simple place with a couple of outside tables taken up by local teenagers - and, yes, the ice cream was delicious.
On the way home to La Follia we "had" to stop in Paciano for a drink on the terrace overlooking the valley. Once again the day had got away from us, so after a short siesta we drove back to Panicale for dinner at Albergo Ristorante Masolino. The food ...