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July 7, 2013

Cinque Terre in July – Try Vertigo!

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So on the final Sunday of June we drove to the Italian Naval port of La Spezia, with its lovely esplanade gardens and pretty harbour. ¬†From here we parked in the underground station car park (1 euro per hour) and took the train to Vernazza. ¬†This was a gorgeous summer Sunday and the very frequent trains were full of people going to the beach, however, the journey is short and for the first 5 minutes are underground from the town before emerging transformatively into the coastal town of Riomaggio with the azure blue sea fermenting and foaming refreshingly below the train’s windows.

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