Door and Bicycle

Rick Holliday

I didn’t really know what to expect from La Spezia. All I really knew was that its train station was only a short ride away from the Cinque Terre. But, as we walked quickly from the cruise terminal to the train station that morning, I could tell that it was a neat, little city. As it turned out, we had a leisurely hour or so to make our way back down from the train station to the cruise terminal in the late afternoon as we returned to our ship.

So, the streets that we had blazed through earlier in order to catch the first train to Riomaggiore we strolled through on the way home. Along the way, we were pleasantly surprised to find a beautiful town with a mix of great shopping, appealing restaurants, and some interesting architecture. My long-suffering wife and friends allowed me to spend a few minutes…

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