GenoaAugust 11, 2017 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 21 °C
After breakfast at the hotel we walked down the hill through the historic centre to the waterfront area. We purchased a pass to the Aquarium. That proved to be a mistake. There were big crowds making it uncomfortable getting around. Touted as one of the best aquariums in the world this one was overall a disappointment.
Lunch was at McDonalds our first fast food for the trip. There is only so much Italian food you can take. Impressive electronic ordering system which also extended to the toilets which required receipt to enter. Garbage was automatically separated within garbage collector.
After lunch we visited the biosphere and Antarctic museum which were included within the aquarium pass.
We then ventured back into town. We visited a shop where we bought truffle products. We got to see and hold real truffles. We then bought another bag to put all of our accumulated stuff in. John had his hair cut. It was amusing translating instructions to the hairdresser.
We made a booking for dinner at Ristorante Al Giardino Idoratori and returned to the Hotel via Carrefour to get cleaned up.
We returned to the same bar for Spritz and then to our final dinner for the trip. The sky had been threatening to rain all afternoon. Finally there were just a few drops.
The next day we would be getting up early and travelling to Milan to catch our flight back to Bangkok Saturday afternoon. Another family holiday over and another 5 kg heavier. All a lot of fun.Read more