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Today was a traveling day. We left Saas Grund and headed
East via Italy to Locarno. The drive took us through some amazing mountain
passes including Simplonpass, the Gondoschlucht, Val Divedro and Val Vigezzo
which is also known as the Vally of a Thousand Valleys. The scenery ...
... and departing for Monza from here last Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday! Today, we continue our travels in Italy and head north to Como! Except for a little confusion just prior to our trains departure, the last three coaches needed to be empty but no TrenItalia staff informed the passengers until the last minute. So, we all had to quickly move to other coaches closer to the front. But, we departed on time, 13:10 hrs and arrived in Como on time at 13:46 hrs. Only ...
... days in there. They even had an entire submarine on display left our little Motat for dead I am afraid.
Found an amazing organic restaurant for lunch then on to see the ancient Roman Colonnade. This is in front of the Basilica di San Lorenzo and one of the few remaining Roman structures still standing in Milan.
Had another look at the Duomo on the way back for our train home for our last night in Como before we head off for Stuttgart.
... views of the lake but spent most of the time exploring the huge gardens. Pretty cool to be able to experience this & get a glimpse of what that that life might have been like.
They even had a bar/cafe at the bottom of the gardens in a converted greenhouse. So sat there on a terrace overlooking the lake enjoying antipasti & a wine. Pretty rough I have to say not really sure how much more relaxed I can get.
... building is absolutely massive.
We made our way through the old centre towards the Duomo & stumbled on the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II a very swish mall with a soaring vaulted glass roof. Gordon had some fun in there at the Mercedes store. Then on to the Duomo - the third largest church in the world apparently & kind of hard to believe they get much bigger than this. Didn't see much point in trying to take photos as it ...