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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We took a longing last look out of our shutter framed window taking in the jumbled pastel and blue view and exited with the 9:00 ringing of the clock tower. We wished we had more time to relax and absorb the atmosphere and let the world outside keeping turning but we had the train to catch and breakfast to hunt and gather, so packed like a mule we …
Thursday, November 13, 2014
We both didn't sleep that well but woke up and had a good phone call with Alexander. After getting organized and having breakfast we left Ambra, lightly packed, for a couple of days of special stuff to do for Craig’s birthday. Today we drove to Volterra – about 87 kms away. We have booked a 1900 Villa hotel at the bottom of the Etruscan Arch leading into this walled city. We had had a quick ...
... area out in the middle of the nowhere/the mountains. Silver pipes crisscrossing the mountainsides and roads. The locals would have been torn between the changing landscape and the prosperity generated by the multiple power stations dominating everything.
Voltarre, a walled city on a pinnacle, with narrow windy streets even outside the walls. Rain threatening and windy, but ...
... Nath's leatherman which wasn't ideal but we made do! I ended up cutting quite a lot off and he now looks so grown up! Nath cooked up some Persian chicken for dinner while I took Eli to see the geese and pigs and we fed them our scraps. E loves all the animals here and is fascinated by all the different noises they make! We then wandered down to the pool to watch the sunset over the hills before heading back to the apartment for ...
Ciao! Today I got up around 7:30 am and showered to leave by 7:45 to begin my hikes. Each town has a number 1 through 5. The town I'm staying in, Monterosso al Mare is #5. Vernazza #4, Corniglia #3, Manarola #2, Riomaggiore #1. The hiking trails between towns 4 and 3 and between 3 and 2 were closed due to landslides in October of 2011. I saw a lot of the damage that the landslides did, and it's amazing that it didn't wipe out more of the towns because seeing some of the before ...