Park Hotel La Pineta
Travel Blogs from Mulazzo
This morning we caught the hotel bus to the train station which was horrendously busy. We decided to book tickets to Pisa then La Specia rather than waste a day of the Eurail. The Italian railway staff were their usual - rude, loud and pushy (part of the charm of Italy - no such thing as customer service here!) The train was full of loud Americans. We left our bags at the hotel in La Specia and headed to Cinque Terra. It was ridiculously busy ...
... is of interest and it is only a short walk into the new town we decide to walk. The beach looks lovely today and I am feeling a little envious of the sunbathers.
Thinking we might pop into a few shops I wore sandals and tights with my clothes. I have been searching for a sundress and today I finally find something (yeah, more clean clothes)! We walk back through the tunnel to the old town and a musician is playing a favorite ...
... were heading the same way as us, our group was growing in number. By the time we arrived in Manarola the sun had set and the rain had strengthened making for a slightly unpleasant hunt for the hostel in the dark but we arrived eventually tired and in desperate need of food. After dumping our bags we off and out on our hunt for food.
You will find that food is a subject that I will return to regularly throughout my blog because it really is ...
... a hike through the wilderness, past multiple natural waterfalls and up a good climb to the top of the mountain. By myself, it was a good hike to clear my mind and enjoy nature. It was still early afternoon, meaning the trail wasn’t crowded and it was not hot. Also, there was no sign of rain… yet. I was able to take a few self-timer pictures to catch some beautiful views from the top. When reaching the top of the climb, you could see down to the town of Monterosso and even ...
... bathing suits. The Ligurian Sea, an arm of the Mediterranean Sea, was very refreshing to them. Sharon and I made a quick walk up and down the little street lining the beach while they played.
Totally worn out for the day, we took the 8:16pm train back to Riomaggiore. A quick stop for some take-away pizza and more focaccia bread, and the bus back to our parking lot. We had a bit of a drive to our next hotel, which was situated somewhere between ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking