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... was there are 72 steps winding down a steep hill. So, with our ever increasing load we decide to take the longer road route, quietly thanking the person that put wheels on suitcases. We soon arrived at the magnificent Hotel Cenobio dei Dogi.
Checking in we hear those magic words, "Sorry Mr Huppatz, due to heavy bookings we have upgraded you to a Classic Sea View room at no extra cost." We get to our room on the third floor and open the shutters. The view over the coast of ...
... admin things have to be done and Charlie and I had several 'must do' documents to send off.
One of the great things they have in their area is a really good restaurant, great fish, pasta and pizza and we were the only foreigners.
Saturday we went off to the famous cemetery Staglieno, I know it sounds an odd place to go but it is full of the most amazing statues by really famous sculptures of the time. The statues are ...
... another weeks rent, (which was now up to $180). Finally on Friday I got a phone call from a man in Canada who conducted a phone interview with me about the position. I had to spend that entire evening anxiously awaiting a response. The following morning, (at 9:25! after staying up to see off Andrea until 4:00, a whole other story) I received another phone call from a man in Italy. Initially he had requested we do a Skype interview, so avoiding that was a huge relief. We ...
... and I was not impressed. Genoa could not be more different from Briancon, in every way! Briancon is spacious, good views, clean air, not very busy and easy to navigate. None of those things apply in Genoa. I think my mind was having a bit of whiplash from the sudden change in surroundings!
Anyway I found my way and thankfully my opinion of Genoa improved greatly in the day light!
Miles from our hotel , on Settembre in the center of Genoa, we took a bus to our neighborhood where we stopped for a pizza and people watching. It’s interesting to watch the locals. Many are carrying their retail purchases in one hand and a motorcycle helmet in the other.
Tomorrow we plan the visit Cinque Terre which is the Italian equivalent of the French Riviera so stay tuned.