Monthly Archives: June 2016

Cala di Medici

Another early start, even though we do not have so far to go today, because the early hours seem to pass quickly. We nosed our way out of the shallow harbour entrance, a feat not made easier by meeting the … Continue reading

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Viareggia

Having crossed the Gulf of Genoa we are leaving the Italian Riviera behind and are making seven-league strides down the boot of Italy. With a few decent days forecast we plan to move on each day, starting early. On the … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Today we set out early and were at the fuel pontoon just as it opened. A couple on a French boat came along just after us and we took their lines. They had a toffee coloured dog that looked like … Continue reading

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The Caves at Toirano

I must write about our trip to the caves at Toirano. It took a while to work out how to go there, because the tourist information office in Luarno is subject to a shielding spell. On our initial exploration we … Continue reading

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Luarno

We have enjoyed a lovely few days in Luarno. Not that the weather has been glorious, most mornings have the mountains shrouded in fog and when this cleared the wind blew up fiercely on several afternoons. On the one relatively … Continue reading

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Along the Ligurian Coast

Time to move on and we left San Remo early in the only pool of sunshine on an otherwise gloomy morning. The sea was troubled and choppy and built throughout the day. At one point it was windy enough to … Continue reading

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San Remo

As San Remo is so steep we shouldered our backpacks rather than dragging the trolley and set off to sightsee and food shop. The sightseeing came first with the empty bags. We retraced our steps along the sea front, but … Continue reading

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