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Right next to the funicular. Rude yet functioning reception. It's okay for a short stay for the people who are not too disturbed by loud noise.
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... and met by Fabio who was most helpful. We are back from the lake but up very high so have great views down to the lake and across to the snow capped mountains.
Began the morning by walking along the waterfront to Cernobbio (suburb)and checked out many a glamorous villa high on the hill overlooking the Lake. Called in to a local trattoria which clearly feeds all the local builders so they were far from interested in us being in ...
We arrived in this beautiful city at dusk so we weren't able to get the most out of it. Stayed there only for one hour and we spent that time in Parco Civico capturing the flickering lights of the city surrounded by mountains. The view from the shores of Lake Lugano was fascinating. It's truly a must-visit city and I'd love to go back and see it in broad daylight. ...
... of driving to do, so I needed the break. Topped up the engine oil and headed off again.
It looked like I would be able to make it to Lago Maggiore before dinner time, get some snacks and drinks and go for a cruise along the lake shore.
From Asti I got on to the A21 and the A26 North to Veruno where I got on the SS32 which took me to the Southern part of Lake Maggiore. I followed the West side of the lake ...
... when we told them we worked in a pizza shop, they thought we made proper Italian pizzas I think. We tried to explain what fast food is but they don't really have it here so it was hard. They just kept saying 'oh! pizza ohno' and making spinning pizza gestures (I think it means pizza chef). There is also an Australian staying in the town as a au-pair and she came too and tried to translate a bit. The family mostly cant speak any English other than the daughter who ...
... in the sun while looking at the lake.
I found a small roadside café on a hill overlooking the lake. The expresso was good! I sat there for a while soaking up the sun, but I knew I had a lot of driving to do if I was going to make it to Pisa before dark. Still without a GPS but I had written names of cities and road numbers on a piece of paper as a reference.