Manarola Bay, Italy: Stormy Weather

January 2nd, 2014

Gratitude Travel Writing ContestItaly

The air flavored my lips with the slightest hint of the sea as I watched the violence below. It had been building, I noticed, each of the three times I looked at Manarola Bay throughout the day. But the chaotic fervor was exponentially greater tonight. Gone was the calm swimming area of tourism photos and … Continued

In front of me rested a floating line of yachts, sailboats, and catamarans. After a quick walk from the bus station to the heart of the Old Town, I explored within the town walls before making it to the waterfront, and, if needing to gauge my location based only on what floated in the marina … Continued