Category Archives: Pisa and the Cinque Terre

The Cinque Terre!

A long and full day! We had been promised a boat trip to RioMaggiore and the Cinque Terre ” by hook or by crook” and that is more or less how it happened. El Capitain who yesterday assured us that … Continue reading

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Portofino.

Today we were supposed to go by boat to the Cinque Terre. However the day dawned windy and a storm was threatened, so El Capitano he say “Non”! The new plan was to take the shorter ferry ride to Portofino. … Continue reading

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I walk in the steps of genius!

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PortoVenere.

We left the “Grand”Hotel Bonnano this morning and had a two hour drive, leaving Tuscany behind and entering Liguria. Both in Tuscany and here in Liguria I noticed that there are vast areas of the country that appear to be … Continue reading

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Livorno.

We started the day with an hours drive to the village of Campiglia Maritima. We drove through the beautiful Tuscan countryside. The village was originally a castle and fort for one of the local lordlings. The ruins of the fort … Continue reading

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Pisa

The famous tower is not the only thing to see in Pisa, it is only one of the structures built in the 11th and 12th centuries that still stand as monuments to the skill and artistry of the craftsmen of … Continue reading

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