Hotel Riviera Blu
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... etc. We found a cute shop with lovely lime green top – but my breasts were too big (!!!!) for the one size fits all. Maybe it was a kid's top! However I did buy a nice scarfe/poncho. We eventually found Craig and John and then Craig and I promptly lost Lesley and John for ages.
After ages we found them in Piazza Michele and we had a lovely lunch at the Dante Inferno restaurant again – everyone enjoyed their meals again ...
... that the tv works yet! Meg & Tom just coping without wifi!
AFter lunch we head off on another adventure to Lucca a genteel city of opera & olive oil (apparently) The old town is contained within a 1500 year old wall that we cycled around for two hours! Admiring the scenery, some more churches, piazza's etc It was lovely to ride around instead of walk & between us all I ...
... After arriving in the first town, perspiration already coating my face thoroughly, I decided to go check out the water while everyone else searched for a bathroom. Rookie mistake. Or should I say tourist mistake. Apparently my Pumas aren't built to save me from the humiliation of slipping on algae covered rocks along the shore. The event itself happened in such a blur. One moment I'm walking toward the shore and the next I'm sliding down the rocks and ...
... 8230;grabs the microphone and asks everyone to make way for the procession and
begins to sing.
Miraculously everything starts to
fall into place…the crowds separate…everyone manages to get in their correct
position…the music starts and the speakers actually start working (sort of).
With a prayer and a blessing the procession is off. There are probably about
500-700 people walking behing the crucifix …nearly all of them with ...
... Jen and I walked up the main streets of Monterossa. Again there were little streets and colorful buildings. I found a blue and white scarf at a market stand, and we had lunch in a plaza. I had read in my book that Seafood Ravioli was the specialty dish of Cinque Terre, so we tried that. It was surprisingly good! I think Jen and I both liked it more than we thought we would. It was ravioli with a ton of seafood and shellfish in a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility