Hotel Riviera Blu
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... of sculpted marble standing 17 feet tall. The detail is unbelievable and it makes one want to stand and look for a long time, and return again and again between seeing other pieces in the museum. Lunch was a sandwich in the main square, joining so many others who sit on the benches and steps of the water fountain. On our return, we are treated to a home cooked Italian pasta dinner, which included an appetizer and 2 pasta dishes, by ...
We drove today from Riomaggiore to Lucca. The drive wasn't long, about 1.5 hours. When we arrived at our B&B, we all took some time to just relax before walking into town. Lucca is a walled city, it's pretty amazing because the wall is still surrounding the town. Inside, there are so many beautiful ally ways to look down, shops, and great places ...
... from the spattering of Trattoria throughout the city were much more pleasant than the smell of donkeys! While it was fun to get lost, we were frustrated a number of times because you can never tell if the shadow at the end of the alley is a turn to a major thoroughfare or a dead end. We found ourselves dead-ended by a canal with nowhere to go without getting wet on a number of occasions! We also visited the Duomo, Duke’s Palace, fresh fish ...
... to copy this silhouette.
We strolled around Manarola and we were amazed by clarity and colour of the water. The houses were coloured pastel colours and each building a different colour. Boats were birthed in the streets waiting to be set out to sea. Pizzerias and places to eat were in high numbers clearly catering for the tourist. The terracing surrounded the town with grape vines clearly popular farming in this town. The houses were set high on the side ...
... from Genoa on holidays and with ‘Jennifer Aniston’ who was born and bred ‘Lucchese’ and was so proud of her city. As she put it …’she is never scared of walking around in the streets… it’s not too big and not too small… in winter I can travel for 30 minutes and be skiing down the slopes and in summer I can be swimming in the ocean!’
…Fair enough!!! That’s another reason why we are here!!
We sat ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility