TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Laurens Genoa
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... I hadn't eaten my supplies from the market earlier today and therefore I decided that it would be dinner. I had a lovely refreshing shower and then settled with my picnic of prosciutto, terrine, brie, olives and baguette along with a glass of red from my stash I collected at the wineries in Bordeaux. I set the alarm as I had an early start, 745am train to the Cinque Terre. I went down for breakfast after I repacked my bag to try to get as ...
... and so was the view through the window. This meal for 4, with wine, was 95 Euro ($A137) - but I think we had more to eat than last night.
Time to move on - we managed to cram in a lot of "must dos" in our 2 days. Thursday 13 June, we were dropped at Chuisi station in time to catch the 10.58 train (2308) to Florence SMN; and changed there for Pisa (left at 13.00 on the 3163). We saw a lot of marble quarries around Carrara - made me think of ...
... is a special dispensation for hairy
bikers! Not that I have anything against hairy bikers but I hope our cruise
isn’t a themed cruise, that MSC stage from time to time. If it does happen to
be themed, I hope it is not a hairy bike theme for 2 reasons. Firstly, beard
apart, I’m not hairy and secondly I’m not a biker!! Now if it was a Tellytubbies
theme!!! I certainly like watching the telly…!!! Tinkie Winkie and I both came
... night that Palladio had no relevancy but Frank Gehry would. Funny. I have a feeling at one point in time even Frank Gehry used the an idea borrowed from Palladio, who's architecture has been repeated for hundreds of years and is still considered genius today. What an idiot. I can't stand his arrogance and his lack of respect for historical architects, architecture or anyone, including professors, who probably know more than him, but he doesn't think they do. But that's another ...
... along we were very excited only to find it was closed because the track was closed!
We pressed on and it was mostly downhill from here so the going was easier and the promise of a coke and another gelato for the girls kept them going.
Before long we arrived in Corniglia and again were pleased with the time only taking 55 min instead of the 1 1/2 hrs stated, and having the track to ourselves most of the way was great.