Vernazza and Riomaggiore July 28th 2015 We have breakfast at the hotel in a large covered terrace with a spectacular view. Thankfully there‘s a conventional toaster which I can work out how to use.
We‘ve decided to do some hiking today, which we’ve read is one of the very best things to do in Cinque Terre. There are hiking trails between all five villages, some of which were damaged by severe floods and landslides in 2011; five p ... 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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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