Plaza e De Russie Hotel
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... buildings where you can find a number of bars and restaurants, and then beyond them is the beach. In traditional Italian style, the beach is marked out in to private sections and all the hotels have their own private section for their guests. If you're not a guest you can pay a daily rate or shuffle along to the public section of beach.
We took a stroll along the front, down to the harbour and then along the harbour wall towards the sea where we found our old ...
... hail was falling. So, being crazy as we are, we opened up our food and ate right there under the arch and enjoyed the hail while it lasted.
As for now, we are situated in a nice cafe, watching the weather slowly improve.
Tomorrow we'll have to say a reluctant goodbye to Corniglia and hop on to the train to Florence (tough life huh? But it's the life of these two old retired goons).
Until then, goodnight and have a pleasant tomorrow!
... up with Heath and Nathalie for a week, finally some company! However before we reached Cinque Terre, we made a quick detour to Pisa, to see the famous leaning tower once again and to do our best to prop up the tower. You would think that all the tourists over the years would have helped straighten the tower, with all the support and pushing they do; but it still seemed to be 4ms off the centre point, so I guess nothing has changed in the last 5 years, from when we were last ...
... t do it justice. It leans so far, it seems a quarter of it hangs out over the base, you can so see the slant of the rows of stone. They have recently done a huge cleaning and it just dazzles, the stone is so white. I can`t believe it is still standing.
Then back to the train and back to Viareggio, feels like home. We are in the other room now, painted Tuscan yellow not blue, smaller, but it has a balcony. We can sit out there for a glass of wine and snack, ...
... see us as we were to see her.
She is looking so well…she looked really strong and fit but she did let us know that she is back in hospital in a couple of weeks fo rmore heart surgery. Scary…but apparently this is the best case scenario to fix up her heart once and for all. So she is very upbeat about it and wants to get it done as soon as possible and back on the straight and narrow.
We only had about 5 hours in Milan before our train home so we ...