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... it, so they recommended a cafe further along the lakeside. 20 minutes walk later, we were sitting there, drinking our coffees and cokes, and watching the swans and ducks on the lake. A short walk further to the next ferry stop - and the heavens opened again, only this time it was torrential. Once on the ferry we could barely see the shore!
Getting back to Como was stopped at a restaurant / gelaterie for a lovely lunch, and by 2:30 we were in the car ready to start the ...
Well obviously, if you're going to drive in Italy on the first weekend in August, you need to be going north. That was lucky!
Having finished packing up the car with what seemed to be three times as much as we brought with us - how come it fit getting here, and doesn't on our way back? - we added a trip to a supermarket to fill up with cheap booze and Baci chocolates - ah that explains it!
Marco turned ...
... hard to choose. We decided to get the fast boat back and got on the rapido service which took just over an hour. We walked back to our hotel via another gelati shop, the same one from yesterday. We needed to burn off the sugar so when we got back, we got changed and went up to the rooftop pool. It was quite busy but the boys enjoyed a dip and a splash and we all cooled off and felt better for it. We got ready and went out to ...
... and reminded us a little of Clovelly in the UK. Craig took me on a walking tour – seeing churches, views, gardens and shops. Around 11 we had a yummy ham, cheese, salad and mayonnaise sandwich. Each individual ingredient was truly yummy. And… the coffee was good again.
Next we went across the water to Villa Carlotta, which was a 17th Century classic Villa with a ...
July 21, Monday – Como
SORRY I AM CATCHING UP ON A WEEK WITHOUT WIFI!
Woke up and walked down to the waterfront to take the water taxi to Como – all proved quite easy. We chatted with a friendly local who was nice, but also gave me Jehovah's witness reading material afterwards – no pressure. As it was Monday, Como seemed quite quiet but very pretty. We saw the Duomo but unfortunately our camera lense stuffed up. ...