The Italian Job

With Easter and friends behind us we set off to rendezvous with Kev and Ali in Split. The return through the Spanish and French coastline was at times quite wet, stopping again at Albir the Delta Delebre and Figueres (Salvador Dali’s place) before a one stop night in Brignoles (just North of Toulon) in the pouring rain in a car park !

Next day we crossed the border into Italy and stopped at a campsite in the valley called La Sfinge just East of Genoa and the coastal rail station of Deiva Marina which gave us access to the Cinque Terre trail, five beautiful fisherman’s villages clinging to the side of the mountains, the tourist train stopping at all of them through numerous tunnels.

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Albir/Altea church up on the hill…
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….With beautiful views.
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Old abandoned plots on the Delta Delebre
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It’s a great place to cycle (and eat n drink).
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This is Chris trying to beat me to the next pub stop !!!
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Figures and all things Dali ?
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Brignoles is an old town having a real good go at tempting the tourist with its history and culture
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Lots of places to get stuck into if you fancy a project.
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Every thing is built from a church on a hill !
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Italy ! The route of a thousand tunnels.
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One of thousands.
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So when in Italy do as they do !

 

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