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It is a warm day today, in the high twenties and I am tiring of sitting around the hotel. After tsking Mum down for breakfast and installing her beside the pool I get away about 10:30 for a walk along the coast.
The first destination is Portofino, Another resort town around the coast but much smaller than Santa Margherita. I start out along he road but shortly find a footpath that climbs a little higher and gives great views of the coast ...
Can you feel like a homely day when you don't have a home ???
Well we did, so we have not done a lot and slothed around the apartment. As I was just commenting to Saacha that I really needed to do some exercise, she did remind me that we have walked to have coffees, do the shopping and try to pickup wifi. All outings require going up and down six flights if stairs each time. Maybe I've done enough for today.
Our coffee ...
... 2….. We go to the same little supermarket just about everyday to buy food supplies and it is the same blonde lady on the till. She also doesn’t speak English, doesn’t smile and as she sits there and pushes our groceries through, she is generally yelling at someone else in the shop. Actually, it does sound like yelling but it is probably just the way they talk to each other. You are meant to take your own shopping bag ...
Hey, I am just blown
away again. What started out as
another hot day, with little on the agenda, has ended with us now just getting
back to our apartment and it is 12.30.
I am so excited that I couldn't go to sleep now if I tried.
We left this morning for an Olive Oil festival in a little town
called Lievi, not far from Chiavari.
Obviously, it was not on Saacha’s top ten of things ...
Well we think it's the 19th July. We have been a day ahead of ourselves for the last couple of days (saacha’s fault) . No wonder nothing was ever on when it was meant to be!!!
Today we walked to Rapallo, which is bigger than Santa Margherita and not quite as lovely, and then caught the ferry back. It was a beautiful walk. Everywhere is so lush and green. Then it was ...