Travel Blogs from Genoa
23 Aug - Got away after a late breakfast and stopped for coffee at Portofino...couldn't afford anything else after the coffee and parking. Not a bad place for a couple of hours but what would you do for a whole afternoon? No debating it's pretty and so much better than Amalfi. At least here they spend money on paint maintenance the gardens and the …
I am in Italy now and it is very hot - about 34 degrees. Today we went on a boat trip to Portofino. First the boat stopped at a little rocky beach and we all had a swim in the warm water. Then we went on and had a few hours at Portofino where there are lots of big yachts.
I had 2 gelatis today - both Limone which is …
It was pouring down rain when we arrived in Genoa and didn't let up. We decided the best thing to do was check out the aquarium. It is absolutely delightful! I was in underwater heaven, remembering past diving trips and dreaming of future ones.
The Acquario di Genova is a huge complex, with an incredible and vast collection of sea life. …
... type cossies. But male or female, young or old, they have an amazing ability to comfortably lie or sit on large or small pebbles!!! I'm a bit afraid to even try walking on the beach, but we were smart enough to bring our rubber thongs for just such purposes. Getting back to our morning.... We went to the Tourist Information Office, which was closed all day yesterday. Then to get a few things at the supermarket, and then found the local bread shop, which is just a few doors down ...
... be weighed I didn't get a sticker for it. The checkout lady wasn't too impressed, as she had to go and get it. I said "Scusi" lots of times, and tried to look suitably contrite, but it was late in the day, and she was probably tired, so all my efforts seemed futile. I nearly bought decaffeinated tea bags, which would have been a disaster, but fortunately I noticed an extra word on the packet, and when I checked with a lady nearby, my suspicion was ...
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