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Having invoked the ghosts of old advertising campaigns with the last blog title, this time we’ve revived what appears to be another social phenomenon of the recent past. Whatever happened to Lager Louts? When did that breed die out and be replaced with the Binge Drinkers? Who knows? Who cares?
And so, July flips over in to August, and we’re now on the downward slope now as sadly, there is less to do than is done already. The time is still passing at ...
We got up at 8:15 to get organised to catch the train from Vernazza. We are very close to the station, however the stairs are going to be the challenge with our heavy bags. There's so many stairs and it's steep. We get the train in plenty of time, and Greg walks to a cafe to buy coffee and croissants. We chat to another couple from Australia! who are travelling for the same amount of time. We compare a few stories on the train. We swap trains at la Spezia and are ...
Back home we headed to the bar for a Spritz.
But not for me.....if you have noticed, the bonce has been getting out of control, and as my stylist is 13000 k's away I headed to the local barber for a trim.
Mimmo, said barber, made his scissors sing, I acquired an Italian do, and I was off to join the ladies.
Spritz done, showers all round (separately!) and down to dinner and an early night.....or not.
Dinner was ok, but the ...
... had to crawl on hands and feet across the rocks.
After a long day in the sun we came home and made dinner then went down the street to a bar where they were having karaoke! We didn't sing since we know absolutely NO songs in Italian and because karaoke is scary (at least for Lexa). But there was this one man who sang not just once... but a few times. Not a great singer really but entertaining and he loved the attention and applause he got. The karaoke DJ ...
... read and relaxed for a little while before dinner.
By the time dinner was over I was
already late for the game…I walked down to Punto and with about 200 other
football fans stood or sat watching another great game…honestly I don’t think
I’ve ever seen a better team than Barcelona…teamwork is amazing…so much faith
in each others abilities…and Messi… at one stage they passed the ball 58 times
without Milan (who are ...