With Genoa’s impressive landmarks, American born writer Henry James also described this port city as ‘The most winding and incoherent of cities’.Continue reading “Genoa, Italy – Part 2”
It was with great trepidation that I finally decided on a brief return to England and its South-west. Continue reading “Quick jaunt in England’s South-west”
Landed back in Southwest England for only a short stay, until the start of the next travel Chapter…catching the ferry to Cherbourg (France) and driving to Italy; again.
Porte de Lyon, France is almost the half-way mark of the over 2,300-kilometre drive from Italy to the UK. The objective is to drive the whole distance in 9 days.
With my expired visa and the thought of deportation lingering in the back of my mind, the day to start the long drive back from Italy to the UK is here…
December 2015-January 2016
With the dramatic Amalfi Coast just a 1.5-hour drive from Naples, how could anyone bypass this famous romantic destination?
Not only is Rome’s Ostia a residential area with kilometres of beachfront, this town is renown as Rome’s ancient port city. Whilst heading south to the outskirts of Naples, the city of Pozzuoli is known for its steaming volcanic crater and ancient ruins.
From Italy’s most famous and stunning Cinque Terre coastline, to Tuscany’s unknown but beautiful hamlet of Giannella and lakeside town of Orbetello.
I’d heard so much about Italy’s rugged although stunning Cinque Terre coastline, hugged by centuries’ old colourful fishing villages – but nothing prepares you for its magical beauty and quaintness.
Deciding to leave beautiful Pegli to head for the small town of Deiva Marina in La Spezia province, little did we know it would be deserted and have this place almost all to ourselves, or do we?
If you’ve ever driven through Italy for even just a sliver of time, then you will immediately relate to the title of this post. For those that haven’t, then hang around for the ride. I’ll try and give you some insight on what you can expect…
With an almost becalmed ink-like Mediterranean Sea, one would think that these condition for the overnight ferry from Barcelona to Genoa is conducive to peaceful sleep…Continue reading “Sleepless: Overnight Ferry, Barcelona to Genoa”