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Jun 25, 2011 - Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre After a great night’s sleep Jonathan ran down the mountain to get some fresh bread for breakfast. We then drove into La Spezia to catch a train to Cinque Terre. Cinque Terre is essentially 5 villages on the cliffs of the Mediterranean. The villages are carved into the rock and supported by over 7,000km of dry stone walls. There is no car access into the villages – so access is by the train that runs in tunnels under the mountainsides for nearly the whole journey except when you come to one of the villages. To say picturesque is...

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Jun 24, 2011 - Gragnola di Fivizzano

Gragnola di Fivizzano A swim in the pool after an Italian breakfast- cold meats, breads and pastries. Then in theory a short drive to Gragnola di Fivizzano. The short drive became a bit longer when Jonathan took a wrong turn and we had to drive 13km before we could turn around – an extra 32km. Then we wanted to go to McDonalds so we could check emails etc in Genova because the last few days we had been without WIFI. What a nightmare. First we went to the wrong POI (point of interest) and when we did get to the right POI – it wasn’t there....

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