ATAHOTEL The Big Residence
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
- Room service
- High-speed internet in room
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... about 1 hour on the boat. There is residential along the shoreline and half way up the mountain most of the way around the lake, the further we get away from Como although it begins to thin out and clear townships can be seen.
Menaggio is, like all the other towns, a holiday destination and at this time of year most of the places are closed. We find somewhere to have lunch and then spend the afternoon wandering through the alleyways ...
Leaving Milano, we started the day with Bergamo which is an ancient town about 40 km east of Milan we've been hearing a lot about. I have to admit that it wasn't as great as I thought it would be. Maybe it's just me setting my expectation too high.
The old town (citta alta) is up on the hill and we had to take ...
... We were in awe (see all the pictures I took which does not do the view justice). After this, we walked around the city until we found the botanical gardens. Sadly, some of it was closed due to the cold (it had snowed a couple days before). So we decided to walk to the Castello di San Vigilio on the top of the mountain. We saw that this road would take us there and it looked short and straight. However, the ...
... I had a jolt back to the Visual History days of my freshman year of college - there was a cabriole leg! And a neo-classic secretaire, and a stretcher rail, and that was an example of petite pointe! And that was one of the Louis chairs, but I couldn't remember which one. I drooled so long over the real-life versions of my textbook pages that before I knew it, the museums were closing and I was being kicked out.
I wandered through the courtyard again, admiring the ponds ...
... chandeliers.) The museum itself contains instruments, costumes, manuscripts, paintings of artists and numerous busts of composers. All beautifully displayed and well worth the visit. Our great slow day almost at an end, we stopped for a wine and a beer in the piazza again, to watch folk walk by. Great entertainment. Back by train and bus, to the noisy campsite , where the Philippino kids are still going strong and noisier then ...