The Cinque Terre folly

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The folly is not Cinque Terre but me. The trip set to explore the beautiful set of 5 Italian villages accessed through trekking, boat ride and train rides was bloody tiring. Irrespective of the handsome tour guide Steffano, Mediterranean shining like someone had dumped a sea-load of diamonds, the trek WAS a boo for me, with the June heat beating mercilessly through the thin as net Ozone layer.  

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Opt if you must for this trek, but do it during the spring, fall or winter months. Avoid June/July like plague.
Believe me, the organised coach tours are like military holidays….do it your own if you have the health, willingness and a good company for it.

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2 comments

  1. I always hated these organised coach tours. yes, like a military holidays … no time to take in appreciate the beauty of the place which is the prime purpose. Its all about been there, seen them, photo-ops for the album….

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