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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... anyway. Rather quaint cobblestoned centro storico.
More international tourists in spite of the weather. Alabaster busts and marble mortar and pestles were common in the tourist shops, instead of the normal t-shirts, caps and knick knacks. Explored the town then into a cafe as breakfast hadn't quite made the distance. Being a total wimp, chose the basic tomato ...
... shop with replica bracelets etc in silver and gold but prices were ridiculous. I satisfied myself with photographing the architecture as a memento instead.
We found a lovely church that has its roots going back nearly 2 thousand years. From the outside it just looked like another building as they are joined together in blocks, wall to wall. It was built on the site of St. Linus' birth home (no longer there). St. Linus was the first Tuscan Pope ...
... for the famous Porta all'Arco, the Etruscan gate, dating from the 3rd century. It was saved from destruction in 1944 during World War II by the citizens of Volterra by filling the arch with paving stones to strengthen its resistance to the shelling. The street up hill from the arch is full of shops selling the artisan wares of alabaster. The Duomo and Baptistry were quite impressive as well, dating from about 1283. The square of Piazza dei ...
... playing guitar in the park and rowing a boat. Don't worry, I saw the sights inbetween hangovers! Many many goosebump moments were had.
Rome has been my favourite so far. Random fun things happened in Rome. On arrival, my dorm buddies were chicks I partied with in Rio for Carnivale. It was a pure backpacking moment of serendipidy and disbelief after 3 months travelling.
The hostel was farking unbelievable and renewed my gypsy endeavour to one day ...
... to say anything to anyone if stopped and questioned about where we stayed!! purely for financial reasons the financial 'controllers' are hot on peoples heels when they rent out places!! It made us laugh anyway!
And so we leave Vernazza behind. I will definately have fond memories of it.
Its really hot and i almost melt on the train. We pull up to Pisa and find an internet cafe to book our stay in the hostel. ...