Hotel Relais San Rocco
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... single Italain was at the beach this day.
It was very hot and a swim would have been lovely, even if you have to walk over the peebles.
We found one car park we could stop in and had a quick look and then kept on driving.
Finally close to dark we head up into the hills and park in a sports ground carpark. We make some dinner and relax and think this spot ...
... two hours after I had planned to get there. Brought my day ticket for the walk and headed to the steps - apparently there are over 300 but they weren't too bad as they were not steep. Walked around Corniglia and then made my way to the track. Corniglia is the only town on the Cinque Terre that does not have sea access. First 200 metres were lovely but then the steps started - memories of climbing in the Tatras Mountains. The walk is well worth it as ...
... 8211; right in the town square. The villagers are industriously repairing the village after a destructive flood in October last year wreaked havoc and lives were lost. There is much evidence of mudslides, flattened buildings and ruined infrastructure so our day starts to the tune of jack-hammers, grinders, buzz saws and beeping trucks backing up – accompanied by melodious church bells.
... the hillside between the two “towns”. Made reservations for a table outside on the upper level with an incredible view of the other four “terres”. After a bit more meandering, had our mandatory daily gelato then headed back to the hotel to get cleaned up and return to the restaurant for dinner. Seated next to us were a lovely couple from the Atlanta area. They quizzed extensively about life in the Virgin Islands ...
... Simply gorgeous to say the least.
After siesta, we ventured out for dinner just in time for the sunset. This time, we bought a bottle of wine, took two pizzas to go and found a front view seat along the waterfront to enjoy our feast with perhaps one of the best sunsets we have seen. We are sunset people and seek them out, even from our modest kitchen window back home, and this sunset did not disappoint. In fact it was so stunning that pictures could not do it ...