Anna Lipin
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LIPIN: Transgression

Last June, I took a trip to Pietrasanta, Tuscany. My friend Elena spent half of her year there, and I finally capitalized on an open invitation. One day, we decided to decamp from the quiet hillside town and enter a guidebook. We packed small backpacks and set off for Cinque Terre, which the ever-helpful Rick Steves describes as “the lowbrow, underappreciated alternative to the French Riviera.”