Cinque Terre

April 26, 2013-5TerreCave-5738

Cave

This was the cave leading to the small beach in the Cinque Terre town of Vernazza.  It was a natural rock formation that created a gateway between the town and the beach. For more photos of my trip to Cinque Terre, go to the following blog post: http://cameronpiper.com/cinque-terre/ _____________________________ Last (lecture) class while abroad today.  Only […]

April 26, 2013-5TerreMonterosso-5796

Monterosso al Mare

Monterosse al Mare, the fifth and final town in Cinque Terre that I visited.  The town is right on the water, and very different than the other four towns.  The town is more of a resort town, with numerous restaurants, bars, and hotels near the town’s two beaches. The town is split in two by […]

April 26, 2013-5TerreVernazza-5729

Vernazza

Vernazza, the fourth of the five Cinque Terre towns I visited, is known for it’s small port and fisheries.  The village is home to a small Castle (seen at the top of the photo) called Doria Castle, built as a lookout against pirates in the 15th century.  There are also a few famous churches in […]

April 26, 2013-5TerreCorniglia-5664

Corniglia

Corniglia, the third of the five towns I visited, is the only one is not directly on the water.  It is perched on top of a  roughly 100m tall cliff, still overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.  The village is known for it’s main church of San Pietro, along with it’s small streets and alley ways. For […]

April 26, 2013-5TerreManarola2-5623

Manarola

Manarola is the second village of five that I stopped at during my trip. The village is known for it’s picturesque setting on the coastline.  It is the oldest town of the five and also one of the smallest.  The residents have lived off the town’s fishing and wineries for the past 700 years. For […]

April 26, 2013-5TerreRiomaggiore-5565

Cinque Terre

There are lots of photos in this post (25ish) – give it some time to load so you can enjoy them all! For the next five days (including today), I will be posting a photo of one of the Cinque Terre villages, in order from South to North (the same way I traveled).  In each […]