The Pleasures of an Autumn in Italy III (Cinque Terre) December 7th 2010 Cinque Terre
We have arrived on the Ligurian coast to visit the beautiful region of Cinque Terre which consists of five villages within hiking distance of each other. We are staying in Monterosso, the largest of the villages and the only one with a beach.
Our host, Corrado, comes to meet us at the train station on his bike looking like Lance Armstrong. He calls a taxi and gets us settled ... read more
Europe » Italy » Liguria » Cinque Terre Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
I am a writer with a passion for all things Latin. This winter I will be living in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to flee the frozen Calgary snowscapes. My latest travel memoir is about Cuba and I will be working on my second travel memoir in Mexico.
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Some girls have all the fun. Calgarian writer Wanda St.Hilaire has taken her passion for travel, especially to Spanish speaking countries, and has given readers an opportunity to experience ... full info