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Vulcano is an island of Eolie's archipelago, consisting of seven islands : Alicudi, Filicudi, Salina, Panarea, Stromboli, Vulcano and Lipari. Vulcano together with Stromboli is an active volcano. All the seven islands are a well known turist destination. Around the crater and under the sea close to the arbour are active fumaroles that give out sulphur's gasses.
The Cinque Terre, (Five Lands) is a rugged portion of coast on the Ligurian Sea. So called because comprises five villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. The surrounded land and the villages are National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the past was possible to reach the villages only by boat, from the harbors of La Spezia and Portovenere.
I remember this coast as a paradise in the fifties, when the coast road was not yet built. Now the property speculation has changed the natural habitat ; more money, less beauties, less quiet and less happiness ! For respect of the past memories, the signes and the names are written in local dialect.