Grand Hotel Mediterranee
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... of tourists and a few locals to be seen. After checking out what was on offer, chose a tiny bar/cafe right on the water's edge for a coffee and home made tea cake with apple, delicious. We needed some food to fortify us for the hike to Coniglia, next village north. We start our walk on a sloping pathway, stopping for a few snaps looking back at the main settlement, then we head around the point and come across a padlocked gate blocking ...
... it's a great game and you all should learn it. Unfortunately there was a screaming baby in our hostel so it wasn't quite the same vibe as Far out beach club in Ios but that was ok as lock out was 1am and we figured we would head out in Nice! The next morning we ate brekky at the hostel which featured the famous focaccia (very salty) and the screaming baby and said goodbye to our Canadian friend as we set off for Nice! Au ...
I didn't get up early, and I wasn't hungry, maybe because of the big Fernets the night before. It had been raining so I stayed in bed for a bit longer and didn't check out until about 10 am.
It was still grey, windy and a little colder that the previous day, but I was looking forward to heading up towards Genoa and Alassio where I spent so much time in the water with my mask, snorkel and fins when I was a kid. I wanted to see if I could with "Anna's" - ...
... was leaving and Chris returning (some of the staff is on rotation, 3 months on 3 months off). It makes for a nice day for the chef and I; we just marinated some meat and prepared a few sides, and I made banana cake. It was a fun night, out on the dock, with everyone relaxed.
I then worked Saturday and Sunday by myself while the chef took his two days off. I absolutely LOVED it. Granted we were docked both days, so still haven't ...
... Italy and I was very pleased to leave!
Quick additions from Stu:
Genoa is a bit rough around the edges, some lovely old palazzos and squares, but a few dodgy areas too (including our hotel). Had a lovely dinner overlooking the harbour and watching the sun go down, and it was worth a quick day stop to break up what would otherwise have been a 7 hour train journey...
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