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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... that we had covered over 25km's today.
After such a big day we allowed ourselves a sleep in and a lazy day on the beach which is where I am writing this blog, waves caressing the grainy sand beach and basking in the rich Mediterranean sun of the Italian Riviera.From the beach we headed back to our little apartment and set to the necessary but often mundane task of organising a little more of our trip, with the disappointment of our first nights meal still ...
... was pickpocketing but got caught. We hightailed it out of there pretty quick and I felt thankful for my concealed Rick Steves money belt.
We came back to our room but not before stopping to pick up a beer for Mel and gelato for me. I did some laundry in the sink and hung it on the balcony to dry and we spent some time sitting on the balcony in the sun.
After our break, we decided we’d better go out and do something so we hiked up the hill ...
... the biggest and most touristy the prices reflect that. I got some pasta with pesto and potatoes, as Liguria (the state where the Cinque Terre is) is the home of pesto. It was delicious and the serving size was massive, considering they suggest you have that, plus antipasto plus il secondo plus dessert! Crazy. I considered going to the bar to try and find some friends, however I decided to just have another quiet night and enjoy my own company. Also I have two episodes of Dexter ...
... was contently full. During the feast we got to know a younger Aussie couple on our tour, Luke & Brooke, with plenty of wine helping the conversation. They were great to talk to and made the tour more enjoyable. We just didn't have a lot of common ground with the other two 'older' Aussie couples. On the way back, Angelo took us around some spots near Monterosso before stopping in a rocky harbour away from the ferry path so that Luke and I could dive off of the boat and into ...
... but Paolo is nowhere to be seen. The next 10 minutes are spent fruitlessly searching for him. Then, attempts to find wi-fi, a working public phone or a friendly Italian with a mobile phone reap no rewards. The time is approaching midday. Finally, Gail attracts the attention of a young man who very accommodatingly, phones Paolo on our behalf.
Long story short - he caught the 11.20 am train (must have just been pulling out as we arrived) ...