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    Genoa the Great

    My visit to Genoa coincidentally was the week before the news of the major bridge collapse on the outskirts echoed around the world. The city has had some bad press this last year. None the less, Genoa or Genova has a lot to share with travellers searching for a slice of Italy past. This long ago commercial capital has so many delights to please visitors old and young, and those skipping Genoa are really doing themselves a disservice by missing out on this captivating destination.  Located in North-west Italy, Genoa is the capital city of the Liguria region and the supposed birthplace of famous explorer, Christopher Columbus. The city’s sloping…