Although it is a matter of degrees when
trying to measure the beauty of the Cinque Terre villages, Vernazza is
probably the most beautiful of the five. Upon first spotting it on the
trail from Monterosso on the mountain ridge above, I was stunned by its
beauty. The multi-colored, pastel-painted, multi-storied buildings contrasted
with the sparkling azure-colored Ligurian Sea was a sight that was almost
breathtaking in it beauty.
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