Portofino Kulm Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Wednesday July 1st, 2015
Wake up call: 6:40 am. Unbelievingly tired, we made it downstairs to breakfast where we enjoyed Italian cereal, chocolate croissants, fruit, eggs and sausage. To drink there was orange juice, grapefruit juice, water, and hot chocolate. During breakfast most of the team was physically and emotionally exhausted, and on the bus, we were not excited for the long practice we would have to endure especially when John explained that Dusty was going to ...
... the potential quality of the meal. When it arrives all doubts vanish. Great pasta but more importantly a huge serve of Lobster. We are in heaven. Can Camogli get any better?
Tuesday 12 August 2014
Today we decide to visit the five towns that make up the Cinque Terre region of the Italian Riviera. We take the train down to the last port, Riomaggiore, where Julie has convinced me to do one leg of the walk. She reads out of the guide book that it ...
... fit we did it in well under the stated time. The views were spectacular. We had lunch in Manarola and took to the high trails again from Manarola to Corniglia. This trail was a steady climb up followed by a lovely walk along the tops through vineyards, olive groves and a forest that felt a bit like home. We met up with a German walking group and chatted with a gentleman who learnt his English longer ago than I learnt my German, but between us we were able to have a good conversation - a ...
... the village of Vernazza. Picture perfect like all Cinque Terre villages, it is wrapped around a small breakwall and has a strong fisherman image and smell. Found the 'fish and chips' hole in the wall that Lyn Mansfield had told us about - line was 30 people back like she also said it would be. Seems like a nice little place. Lots of nice shops. Great gelati. We set off them for Corniglia. This walk wasn't as hard but ...
... walking tracks and a train. These villages were completely isolated from the rest of Italy for centuries due to their remote location. But thanks to modern technology we can now join the tens of thousands of tourists that pour into this region daily.
It is without doubt a very beautiful area. The villages are picture postcard. In fact there has probably never been a travel brochure of Italy produced without a picture of ...