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... was delayed about 15 minutes and then a train came at about the right time and hundreds of walkers piled on, including us, but David not wanting to!
Then our train sails past all the stations going in the other direction. Eventually we stopped at the first village and David set off from there to do the hardest walk from Monterooso to Vernazza and then on to Cornigilla which is set at the top of a hill and the only village not on the sea.
I looked around ...
... years consecutive between 2006 and 2009. We tried some and could definitely see what all the fuss was about. We had a look around the town and walked up to the lookout to get some nice views of Tuscany. We then headed back to the gelato shop to double down! After this it was back on the bus and after a long day of exploring and drinking wine I had a nice little nap on the bus on the way home. Nico dropped us back at the hostel and we decided to have a nap before we met up for ...
... explore the Italian coast. We went north to explore some of the other coastal towns- while very similar to Sestri, they provided us with a wonderful glimpse of the Italian coastal life. After a bit of cruising along the coast, we headed up into the mountains. It immediately became apparent to us that the mopeds and motorcycles here ruled the road. They would swerve in between and around cars at ...
... and many hike in from the little towns up or down the coast. The morning is quiet, as the sun rises to the serenade of the church bells the population rises, at times becoming loud and boisterous, ( that would be either because of a school trip with too many teens in one place, or a group from a Norwegian Cruise ), dwindling again in late afternoon. Manarola becomes a peaceful little commune about the time the sun sinks into the sea.
We walked up ...
... There is a tradition on this part of the track that when people are in love or get married they take a padlock and attach it to the rail near a loveseat and throw the key into the sea so that their love lasts forever. Last time I was here attaching the padlocks only happened in one place and it was covered in padlocks but it seems they are now attached along the track in different places - hope this is because there were so many ...