Novotel Genova City
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... After about an hour or so the mist disappears and sunshine fills the sky......and the temperature quickly rises to a lovely 24c........!
We arrive at our Albergo and find it is part of a brewery ..... So we test the ale! Dinner is served in the adjoining restaurant ..... Also part of the brewery.....could/ should b a good night.....watch this ...
Carbon copy repeat of a previous experience trying to sail into Portofino - rough seas meant it was too dangerous to tender ashore, so instead we docked in Genoa.
Having explored the city on that last visit, we chose to still take a shore excursion to visit the picturesque towns of Sestri Levante & Rapallo
... are a large number of palaces in Genoa and they were built by the authorities and allocated to wealthy families in a lottery, so that they could provide accommodation to visiting dignitaries. Many of them are now banks or offices but the three we visited, were full of old masters and religious paintings. Many featured beheadings, which seemed to be a popular pastime in the days before television and now seems to be making a come back. Many ...
... don't think we would have found the train station, or at least not have found it in enough time to make the cruise. So once again a shout out to Monica the only English speaking person in Genova who saved the day for us...I am sure I will never see you again, but you are AWESOME!!!
So we made it to Savona and took a taxi to the cruise port. We actually got there with plenty of time and even had to wait to board the ship. We are taking a Costa Pacifica ...
... to get off! Suffice it to say it took longer to change cabins and get off than it did to get onto the ship in the first place. Nev and Marion (and Dizzy of course), had caught a cab down to the wharf and were waiting in the cosy comfort of a coffee shop for us. It was 6 degrees and very very wet, so out came the ponchos again. We had previously agreed that we would go to Boccadesse, a little fishing village on the outskirts of Genoa, as Keith and I (and Giva ...