Travel Blogs from Genoa
I am up early for breakfast. The weather is back to being warm and sunny. Then down the road to Fnac, the shop opens at 09:30am. There is someone different on information today, so communication is at a premium, but eventually I have internet access. The guy who runs the cafe part of the internet cafe says hello, or I think he does.
After the benefit of a really good sleep, and breakfast, Neil and I decide to explore. As I wait for him to finish breakfast I open the bedroom window that overlooks the main street. The weather is warm, sunny and the melodious sound of a busker is playing in the distance. The world of Genoa is ready to explore.
We chance upon the stone …
... family drapery store that has been in business in the same spot for 112 years! They had bolts of fabric for men's shirts all stacked up in a cabinet and a wee tailor man sitting at his sewing machine making shirts, no cheap china imports here ! Time got away on us a bit and we thought we had better head back to the port. Irene is chief navigator but I felt we might be heading in the wrong direction! Out came the map and ...
An ideal choice for a break to regain
your inner harmony and be at peace with nature, Agriturismo Sognando
Villa Edera has the warm,discrete glamour of one of the most
welcoming country villas. Each guest will be amazed by the beauty of
the landscape and by the warm hospitality of the owners.Situated just 3Km from the sea,with 5
fully equipped apartments that have been completely restored
... they apologized for the weather in Genoa – we could not resist and bought a water colour each to take home a "moment" spent in this special part of Italy.
By now our feet were wet and freezing. We stumbled into one of the few places that were open and ordered hot chocolate all round – hazle-nut, meringue, caramel, so thick one could almost stand our spoon in it! Yumm!!!!
Keith and I had the option of spending another hour in ...