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... and Monterosso). We terminated our boat ride at Monterossa where we had 1.5hrs free time to have lunch and shop. After lunch we caught a train back to the village of Vernazza where we walked through the little streets with numerous steps, with the 5 & 6 storey houses / apartments, once again set up to make it easy to defend from pirates and opposing forces. The streets were very narrow, steep, stepped and curved. This supposedly was to make ...
... we boarded a ferryboat that went to all of Cinque Terre (Italian for "five lands"). Porto Venere, though very pretty, is not considered one of the Cinque Terre cities. From the boat, it looked like the entire coast was mountains, going straight into the water. No beaches at all. Much of the mountain side had vineyards, and very isolated houses.
Our boat stopped to let people off at all five Cinque Terre towns, but our group ...
... dock but we took RCL's tour for the convenience. The bus drove along the Aurelian Way – the ancient Roman road leading to where else, Rome. All roads led to Rome. Our Guide Amanda said the tradition of planting trees along this and other Roman roads began because the Romans wanted their roads to be shady. "No, Madame, these are not the original trees the Romans planted 2000 years ...
... I went and we settled for the highest landing available (where the bells are). The Baptistery and the Duomo were not open until 10am and so we opted to continue on to Florence since it was only 9:15 and we had a long drive ahead of us. Along the way to Florence we saw many, many fields of sunflowers. Beautiful to see so many and reminded us of Van Gogh's paintings. When we finally got to Florence one hour later Mateo drove us ...
... WWII and so most of the buildings have been replaced after 1945. The Jewish synagogue although hidden behind other buildings was rather unusual.
The wealthy Italians built their summer houses here, and they are lovely. The beachfront goes for miles, with a wide pedestrian walk. Lots of people strolling, kids on bikes, skateboards etc. The beach has lots of people walking along it too, with fishermen, trying their luck. Didn't see anyone ...