Seaside Spring: Portofino Peninsula

Spring is exploding in Camogli and on the Monte di Portofino (Portofino Mount) in the region of Liguria where I live (south of Genoa and north of the Cinque Terre).

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There are well-marked hiking trails all around this area.
Check out the interactive map on the Portofino Trekking site for more info:

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A few days ago, I hiked up the Via Romana Antica (the ancient Roman road that people traveled on foot from Rome to France) from the fishing village of Camogli to the hillside village of Ruta di Camogli.

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Wisteria….

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Peonies…..

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Flowering vines…

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And even Iris were bursting into bloom.

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