Hotel Riviera Blu
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After trying to visit Pisa a few days ago, we wanted to return with more time. With a map this time, we headed to Piazza del Duomo. We had to carry all of our stuff so that was interesting but we found somewhere to eat on the way for a rest. We got pizza in Pisa! :) Once we got to the piazza, we were laughing to ourselves because so many tourists (probably American) had their ...
... statue of Moses and the actual chains themselves in their glass case. The huge columns are the original ones from 500ad. From there we headed towards the Colosseum and the Forum. The Colosseum was big enough to take 50,000 people and when it was inaugurated, the games went for 100 days with 000s of animals slaughtered, and presumably 000's of gladiators slaughtered! The quantum of remains of ancient buildings around the forum area ...
... right next to the Leaning Tower? Ya never hear about those!) In fact, the church and the 3rd nearby building were quite beautiful. Pisa wasn't high on our priority list of tourist sights, though (and in fact we wouldn't even have gone if it weren't for the bike tour) so our exploring was on the short side with the hot sun testing the limits of P's 100-proof sun lotion.
We hopped a regionale ...
... that someone would get so angry…even the others waiting in front of him were embarrassed to be near him. He said nothing and turned away as I walked by him…honestly!!! (oh, the patience of these Italians...and funnily enough, my Italian too :)...its not often Mikes loses patience with people, but i guess when they are being so rude...but as my Ma always says, two wrongs never make a right...poor Mikes, he has had a tough time this week with 'his' locals :) )
... place where a vehicle could pass. Our hire vehicle has sensors front, back and side and was constantly beeping when another vehicle had to pass.
The Cinque Terre is a World Heritage Listed area, with five unique small villages hugging the cliffs, and being linked by a walking trail.
Just as we nearly reached Vernazza, we found the road that our Garmin took us down was blocked by a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility