Travel Blogs from Genoa
... rehearsal time was too much for the group and they are 30 minutes late in starting but soon get their act together and started rocking the place. They are very enjoyable, although I am not sure all the old Italian Mama's really appreciated the Blues & Rock style of music.
After an hour we decide to head on home but sample some of the local gelati on the way, what a night, what a place, what a life.
Thanks Peter & Colleen for recommending Camogli.
... and at peace with the world as we waddled around town taking in the sights. We leave the old part of the city, and just outside the walls we come across a house that Christopher Columbus used to live in. We wander through the streets and narrow alleyways where if you stretch hour arms out you can touch both sides of the street at once. Here there were children playing and neighbours talking, there would only be entrances to the many apartments above, and suddenly ...
... Genoa was truly a lovely surprise, and has a definite place on our list of cities to revisit. Although it felt a little seedy at times, we never really felt unsafe, and there were so many churches and palaces to visit, I think you would need at least three days to really experience everything. Liguria is an amazing place for great food, so for us, it was the perfect addition to our itinerary. And who doesn't love an aquarium...especially one with some gentle sea cows...! ...
... but its late and its my first day on
the job!!), the painkillers have kicked in and whilst only half of us are
looking forward to the flight to Genoa, I know for sure that 100% of us is
looking forward to being reacquainted with our old friend the MSC Lirica in a
few days time Friday - 26.04.2013
The flight from Gatwick went as smooth as could be expected.
There were no queues at the security point and I wasn’t even asked to take my
... I just wanted to share that I cannot understand how one can't see what fun is to be had, regardless of how tired we are. There is so much to see! Yes, Milan wasn't my favorite. But I learned something and saw something I have never seen before.
So after the first church we went to the the church was was begun in the 4th century. There are parts of the original church still remaining, but it was very medieval at this point. What was interesting was the courtyard entrance ...