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... to pick up Karin's mother who is coming to stay so I booked lunch for us at the Hermitage in the Col d'Eze which was a good choice as it was a beautiful setting and great food. A bit off the beaten track so a lot less crowded than anything on the coast and with easy parking. Karin and Mark took all the photos so I guess they will be for the next blog. Back to work on Monday but it's a short week again as Friday is a holiday, 15th August. Thank goodness for all these bank ...
first up is Varenna which is a 7 minute cruise away, we land and it starts to rain and continues to rain so we walk arm in arm sheltering under a small umbrella exploring the sleepy village and it's three retail shops. Eventually I decided the umbrella wasn't big enough for the two of us and I forked out 8 euro for my own. Julie found a pendant of local stone that she liked which we bought only after I negotiated an 8 Euro discount to cover the cost of ...
... Ok, the bell chimes twenty four times each day, some of these seemingly random, but we discover the church was built in the thirteen hundreds, nearly as old as the unassuming little grey church nearby that just happens to be two centuries older than its larger neighbour. That sort of sums up Varenna. Other places on Lake Como shout out "hey – George Clooney lives here" or “This spot was used in a James Bond movie” but Varenna just sits quietly and ...
... and so the train makes a quick stop then moves off leaving six of us stranded in the carriage thinking what do we do now. The next stop is Bellamo just a few KM's down the line and the Poms had moved to another carriage in shame. That leaves us and the all American young couple. We have no trouble getting the door open and get off. We seek options on how to get back to Varenna from the station attendant. Take the next train going back, no it ...
... of an airplane in my life I felt asleep immediately after starting.
I woke up at the best time!
I saw clouds and prominent peaks of the Alps -nothing better!
First encounter with the responsibility with multiple numbers of unforeseen circumstances.
Next stop - Cristina BARCELONA ;)