- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Continental Breakfast
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We left the hotel at about 08:30 am and made our way to the Rialto Alilugano landing stage. The boat arrived on time and weset off....once again in a sea mist but not as severe as yesterday! Within an hour we were at the airport and soon in our car and on our way west to Savignone. We travel mostly on the autostrada so no photos until we are close to ...
Carbon copy repeat of a previous experience trying to sail into Portofino - rough seas meant it was too dangerous to tender ashore, so instead we docked in Genoa.
Having explored the city on that last visit, we chose to still take a shore excursion to visit the picturesque towns of Sestri Levante & Rapallo
... to walk to the water without shoes. Thankfully, there was a wooden runner in place that went to the water's edge. Although the beach sucked, the water was warm and the people watching was spectacular. We were possibly the only tourists there...
Fun Fact: The French regularly mistake Declan for a little girl. Just yesterday, his kids meal from a mall restaurant came with a small gift.. a Hello Kitty purse. The Italians never did.
... are the pillars but the altar area is of 16-17th century baroque with the most elaborate gilded mouldings & painted ceilings & a series of ancient damaged frescoes interspersed with much later religious scenes. On the southern side is the most ornate chapel with fine statues all around it. In the museum they have a most ornate 11th century gilded arc, the plate on which John the Baptist's head was served up & ...
... so we decided to visit the sea life sanctuary and spend a couple of hours there seeing the wildlife. It was a nice aquarium. Not as nice as Monterey, and not as big, but what was cool is that some of the fauna were species I had never seen in person because in the wild, they reside in parts of the world other than the Pacific Ocean. I saw my first manatee, which was pretty cool. They were lumbering around their tank, munching on lettuce (not sea lettuce, but big ol' heads ...