Chapter 5 - DAY 3 - Monterosso (Cinque Terre) Day 2 October 13th 2011 'Today started with another breakfast in the enchanted garden, we made it for 9am to give us an extra half hour to sleep in. It really is a great way to start the day.
CINQUE TERRE ON FOOT – THE BLUE TRAIL
Afterwards we wandered down to the train station to buy our Cinque Terre Card. The card gives you access to the walking tracks between the five villages. We bought a 2 day pass; there ... read more
Europe » Italy » Liguria » Monterosso al Mare 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
We are new to travelling and new to blogging. The kids are off our hands and the mortgage is under control so we're celebrating doing the hard yards - and surviving them by heading off on our Big OE (about 30 years late)! We leave Wellington New Zealand on 23 July and will spend 3 months exploring UK/Europe,a mixture of organised tours and independent travel.
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