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Monthly Archives: October 2011
I came across this video account of the the clean up in Vernazza. Although in Italian, the pictures say a lot. At the beginning, the reporter is speaking with a gentleman digging around the chimmey of his home. The … Continue reading
It appears there is a “semi” orchestrated effort to begin the clean up in Vernazza and Monterosso. My sources say that mobile phone service has been restored, however phone, electrical, gas, and other utilities are still not working. Roads leading into the Cinque … Continue reading
Throughout the day, I have received emails from folks who have traveled with me to the Cinque Terre. The flooding has evidently ruined much of the western Cinque Terre. Here is a link to a website that promotes tourism in … Continue reading
One of my favorite destinations, the Cinque Terre, was devestated by heavy rains, flooding, and mudslides today. Apparently, much of Monterosso is destroyed and Vernazza is in ruins. Here is a link to a video aired on RAI TV in Italy. Additional information from “The … Continue reading
For much of my life, I’ve packed my travels into the summer months. Like many, this is necessary because of vacations, work, and school schedules. There are many positive aspects regarding travel during this time known as the “high season.” Longer days, swimming … Continue reading