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After a 5 hour train ride yesterday I arrived in Genoa last night about 9:45. There are not any balconies in the hotel but my room lots of windows that provide a view.
Slightly larger bed than in Rome. Still no memory foam bed to be found.
Today's agenda: Pisa & Ciinq de Terre
... are a large number of palaces in Genoa and they were built by the authorities and allocated to wealthy families in a lottery, so that they could provide accommodation to visiting dignitaries. Many of them are now banks or offices but the three we visited, were full of old masters and religious paintings. Many featured beheadings, which seemed to be a popular pastime in the days before television and now seems to be making a come back. Many ...
We found ourselves in Genoa today. We did a hop on hop off double decker bus ride. We found out this is where Christopher Columbus is from and saw many monuments for him and his house!
Sophie saw something that she thought she might take up as a living: at a busy intersection on red lights a guy came out and did an amazing juggling act with battons then ran up to all the cars with a hat for €! Would be ok if she could juggle!?!
I noticed a ...
... I would make someone wait if I pushed in front, which I very calmly ignored as well. I had so much fun calmly ignoring her that she could not be the queue police with me and I loved it!
However, the taxi group was not going anywhere as there were no taxis (well there was 2-3, but put given the numbers of ...
... arrived earlier than requested however it was soon obvious that the driver was their to drive us and not help move luggage from the 4th floor unit so all heavy lifting (four trips in total) was left to David. Quick trip to the train station followed from where we had to pay a local to help us find where to book tickets at which rime we realised we should have pre booked as the train was almost full. Luckily we got our tickets ...