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Jun 12, 2004 - Nice & the Cinque Terre

After returning our hire car to the TGV train station in Avignon, we caught a train to Nice. We stayed only one night in Nice (Sunday 6 June 2004), on our way to Italy. The beach in Nice is covered in pebbles and for a little more comfort it is possible to rent a chair; so looking from the boulevard the beach seems to be dotted with chairs and unbrellas. It was another warm, balmy night so we enjoyed a few drinks in the main square in the old town as the sun set. We had the luxury of staying put for five nights in Vernazza in the Cinque...

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May 31, 2004 - From the Ligurian coast

Hmmm... still can't post photos. The internet sites here in Italy don't all allow posting of photos or receiving of email. Since our last communication we have been ...busy. We rode North up the coast to Ravenna, and then basically followed the Po River Valley North and West towards Cremona and Pavia. The roads are FLAT! Six days without a climb! The valley itself is beautiful agricultural land, and for a lot of the route there is a bike path that follows the levee along the Po. There are beautiful cities - Ferrara is a university town...

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