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Again we had a bit of a lie in, Cinque Terre feels very relaxed! And our legs were exhausted from the previous day... But today we planned to make the hike from Riomaggiore to Manarola along a back track (because the coastline was closed due to the landslide). Many other people had this idea so we were not short of company. This walk was not so bad as yesterday's. While the initial part was all up to reach the top of the mountain, it ...
... br> At first it was quiet then at about 9.00pm all sorts of people start driving into the carpark, till all hours people are coming and going, so it was a **** sleep too. In the morning we head off and grab a coffee at the first town we see. The coastline goes on and on town after town and we do find a parking spot but not for long, just to stop and take a few photos.
... disappointing, but we decided to walk around and explore each little place and then take a short train ride to the next. Then it started to rain. Lightly at first, off and on, and then just as we were to visit the last town on our list, Vernanza, it really started to pour, so home we went. By the way, I am experiencing some technical difficulties whe it comes to this app I am using to blog. As a result , the pics maybe duplicated, until I can fix it. ...
... are spectacular and through olive groves but what goes up must go down and eventually reached Vernazza. This town had a flood through it in October 2011 and they are slowly rebuilding. I came across a guy delivering water to one of the restaurants towards the top of the town and found out how they make their deliveries - a little motorised vehicle with tracks like a tank - definitely looked like hard work. Headed to the station to return to SL and ...
... as mine are no longer even wearable despite trying to duct tape them back to life. For dinner I went to a pizzeria (this seems to be all that they eat here!) and grapped a 3.5euro marinara (just tomato sauce, garlic and oregano) to take back to the hostel where I added some salami from lunch. Yum. Then did some washing of essential items, had some tea, did some blogging and went ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet