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Travel Bug Dog Tag Travel-Corniglia TB

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Released:
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Origin:
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In the hands of djnch.

This is not collectible.

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Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

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About This Item

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Corniglia (pron. Cornelia) is one of five (cinque) villages in The Cinque Terre region of Liguria, in northwestern Italy.  Unlike the other villages, Corniglia is not on the sea.  Instead, it is on the top of a promontory about 300 feet high, surrounded on three sides by terraces on which are grown grapes and olives.  The fourth side descends steeply to the sea but there is no place for the passenger boats that serve the other villages to land. To reach Corniglia from the train station, it is necessary to climb the Lardarina, a long brick flight of steps composed of 33 flights with 382 steps.  There is also a longer vehicular road that can be followed and, occasionally, there is a small bus runs up and down the road.

The five villages of the Cinque Terre are Corniglia, Monterosso, Vernazza, Manarola and Riomaggiore. Historically the region supported itself with grapes, olives and fishing.  However tourism might now be the largest contributor to the local economy.  The food, walking paths and views are wonderful.  But this has come at a cost because some of the terraces were neglected in favor of the easier tourist dollar.  As a consequence two of the towns were nearly destroyed by a high-intensity rain and massive mudslides.  The damage in Corniglia was minor.

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Tracking History (24172.2mi) View Map

Retrieve It from a Cache 9/10/2017 djnch retrieved it from Kobold Langfinger Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland   Visit Log

Hier im Wald gefunden. Found it here in the Forest.

Dropped Off 9/9/2017 uni placed it in Kobold Langfinger Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland - 1.17 miles  Visit Log
Visited 8/30/2017 uni took it to Wegweiser Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland - .31 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 8/29/2017 uni retrieved it from Rägeboge #6 Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland   Visit Log
Dropped Off 8/9/2017 Tremosar placed it in Rägeboge #6 Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland - 16.7 miles  Visit Log
Visited 8/8/2017 Tremosar took it to Die Dreirosenbrücke Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland - 19.77 miles  Visit Log
Visited 7/28/2017 Tremosar took it to Die Vögel - reloaded - FePa2016 Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland - 2.41 miles  Visit Log
Visited 7/28/2017 Tremosar took it to Startschuss Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland - 20.37 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 7/23/2017 Tremosar retrieved it from Willkommen in Allschwil Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland   Visit Log

Und weiter geht die Reise...

Discovered It 7/22/2017 SabbyD2 discovered it   Visit Log

Spotted this trackable with Destromar, Tremosar, Doggyteam and friends while doing a round of geocaches on a what turned out to be hot, muggy, rainy day.

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