Giuseppe: Yes, yes. The dry-stone-masons of the Cinque Terre are famed for their skill at artfully building and preserving the trails and terraces. Monica: Exactly, exactly. Italy’s Cinque Terre is an irresistible mix of nature, culture, and human activity — well-worn locals, sunburned travelers, and inviting family-friendly piazzas. While the Cinque Terre now endures the storms of the modern world, the region’s charms are as endearing as its people are resilient.