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... of interest etc.
Anyway, at Sirola we descended a really precipitous, tight, steep, narrow, little road to a camp set on the headland above a gorgeous beach (albeit dusty limestone pebbles) and a protected little bay.
The camp was excellent and via a series of guys with walkie-talkies, and golf-carts ...
Today we took the SLOW train to Riomaggiore. The train to our transfer spot, St Stefan had about 6 cars and was the oldest looking train we had ever seen. It stopped at little stations about every 10 mins. You get what you pay for. But again it left right on time. Another new experience. Before the train, we splurged on the hotel breakfast. We had been eating food we bought, in our room but today we knew we would be on the train for lunch. ...
This was a lazy day. Mid-morning we headed out to walk the the other side of the river. Most of the walk was through the Ducal Gardens and a surrounding residential neighbourhood. The Ducal Gardens are sadly neglected. The grass was unkempt, most of the statutes were missing body parts and the fish pond was quite scummy. The Ducal palace is now used as offices for the army. The Duke would not have been pleased. We visited yet another ...
... and produce. We keep trying to get over there but there is just so much great food to choose from! For lunch we randomly picked a restaurant, La Forchettta, and had a fabulous lunch. We shared 3 appetizers: an asparagus mousse sitting in a pool of Parmesan cream sauce, deep fried Parmesan puffs, and a plate with a variety of hams. Really delicious. We also tried a local white wine which was bright and refreshing. ...
... but was fall apart tender and delicious. I had tuna rolled in crisp filo with just s touch of wasabi and candied tomatoes. Heaven! Then a sampling of 3ages of Parmesan cheese. A basil sorbet to cleanse the palate. Finally, I had a glass of Muscat and Brian had a pear in custard dessert. And of course, a bottle of wine. The pace was wonderfully slow...we were there for 3 hours but it seemed to be just about right. It is 10:30 the next morning and I am still full and ...