Hotel Villa Godilonda
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August 19, 2014
Travel to Cinque Terre
So far feet, planes, ships and automobiles have been our
transportation. This was the day to try the Italian train system. We found our
way to the Vaporetto (water bus) which took us directly to the Venice train station.
We arrived an hour early so had plenty of time to work things out. Our first
class couch was only half full ...
... See exhibit A M'lud), a parade of local historical characters made their way past. They were led by a set of about 12 drummers, drumming as hard and as loud as they could, and they were followed by various characters, then what appeared to be a King and Queen or local dignitaries of similar rank, and then finally some flunkies with a set of archers and flag bearers bringing up the rear. Everyone was looking splendid in the late afternoon sunshine ...
... him to the police station.
We fill out the forms, about and hour and a half, and say thanks to the guy who was on his way to a wedding. At least there was one nice Italian.
Later we do a good look around and find other things missing, a nice top we had bought Kerry in Vietnam, my orange Tag watch, his shoes etc etc so we are just so annoyed and now I am so uninterested in Italy I tell Kerry I just want ...
... know you have the full power of Mr. Barry Obama behind you and no doubt factor that into decisions like club lines... So we were hungover. Are hungover. I also made the guys walk to the other side of Firenze to see a museum that we inevitably decided had too long of a line. We chalked this and a few other things up to 80+ items. That is, things we'll do when we are 80 or older. After our useless walk across Firenze, it was time to take the train ...
... 8211; this is where we are staying for 3 nights. Cars are not allowed into the town (except to drop off baggage, which we found out later!) – so parked in a pay carpark at the top of a steep hill and dragged our luggage down into the town. And it was hot!!
There is no street signs, so it was a real challenge to find our hotel – which is not a hotel – our accommodation were rooms above a restaurant right in ...