Travel Blogs from Castiglioncello
... weight and looked good and were very reasonably priced.
The day had been quite warm and continued to be so into the afternoon when a thunderstorm hit the city. It rained for quite a while as our guide gathered us together for a fairly long walk back to where we would meet the coach. By the time we arrived at the bus, we were all quite drenched. However still in good spirits we travelled back to the port of Livorno to reconnect with our ship.
... empty stomach, a squid ink pasta for 2 is already enough as a main course.
I especially like its Balsamico. They brewed on their own. It tastes sweet, strong yet so pure.
About our hikes and the scenery
After the serious flood in 2011, only one official hiking trail is opened (Vernazza to Monterosso). However, there are paths through the hills which we could hiked from one village to another. Of course it is less structured ...
... Monastery at the top of the hill, we started up the Zii di Frati (Switchback of the Friars), this time successfully reaching the statue of St. Francis, which had towered above us the evening before. We continued on up, and found ourselves in the courtyard of a small church and monastery: the Convento dei Frati Cappuccini and Chiesa di San Francesco (Fun Fact: only one monk now oversees this monastery). And here's a little more information on ...
... as it quite a rugged coastline all the boats are up in the village and even line the streets.There are also little motorised carts with a bucket seat that wind there way on tracks up and down the hills through the vineyards. We then caught the ferry back to Monterosso where we had another relaxing afternoon in the sun. We did some washing as there was a laundromat right next to our accommodation which was perfect and then found another place for dinner of which I had the ...
... on the right side, just above the pulpit by Giovanni Pisano. This occurs at noon.
In the Cathedral also can be found some relics brought during the Crusades: the remains of three Saints (Abibo, Gamaliel and Nicodemus) and a vase that it is said to be one of the jars of Cana.
The building, as have several in Pisa, has tilted slightly since its construction. - Wikipedia
Our tour included the climb up the leaning tower of Pisa. The stairs were narrow ...
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