Vernazza and Riomaggiore July 28th 2015 We have breakfast at the hotel on a large covered terrace with a spectacular view. Thankfully there‘s a conventional toaster, and I'm able to work out how to use it.
We decide to spend the day hiking some of the trails that link Cinque Terre's five villages. We read that some of the trails were damaged by severe floods and landslides in 2011; five people were killed and another 50 needed to be ... read more
Europe » Italy » Liguria » Riomaggiore 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
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Joined: June 22nd, 2015
We live in Melbourne, Australia, with our three offspring Scott, Emma and Troy, Coco the dog, and cats Sidney and Chilli. As at 2015 our offspring have all left school and should, in theory at least, be capable of fending for themselves, so as long as they don't kill each other or burn the house down, we can now happily trip off into the sunset.
Issy was born in Malta. She came to Australia with her family when she was four, and as at early 2015 she's never been back.
I was born in London to Australian parents who met ... full info