Trekking Cinque Terre: Monterosso to Punta Mesco

Posted by Pat on May 13, 2022 in Travel |

12 May 2022 On a clear day, there is no panoramic point on the Cinque Terre that equals Punta Mesco, a promontory to the west dividing the village of Monterosso al mare from that of Levanto. From Monterosso, the promontory is very appealing, but hiking to this massive rock formation is daunting. I read that […]

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MONTEROSSO: cinque di cinque in Cinque Terre

Posted by Pat on May 12, 2022 in Travel |

11-12 May 2022 Learn from yesterday – Live for today – Hope for tomorrow I depart Vernazza by train destined for my fifth and final official Cinque Terre village of Monterosso al Mare. At over 50 miles per hour, the train covers the 2-3 miles of tunnel in under 3 minutes.

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Trekking Cinque Terre: Vernazza to Monterosso

Posted by Pat on May 11, 2022 in Travel |

10 May 2022 I would not want to disabuse anyone from hiking the national park trails of the Cinque Terre. However, I will be honest and say the trails can be challenging. I witnessed those clinging to the rock walls on narrow paths, those packing large backpacks and even babies, the elderly, and those with […]

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