I first arrived in Genova back in 2008. I have been returning, as often as is possible, since then. I would live there in a heartbeat.
I have been reading through notes made and books I've bought. The port of Genova, active since 5 BC. I found the note that recorded the fact that I almost cried, in front of strangers, that first time I saw the Ligurian Sea from the path at Nervi. I had written in my journal that Genova seemed more and more, to me, like a place where New Zealand and Istanbul met and become something more beautiful than either ... back on 21 October, 2008
I saw this scene this year I think, and couldn't resist it