Hotel Capitol Milano
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... Sforzesco for a brief walk around - it is huge and beautifully built with rounded brick turrets and huge courtyards. We decided not to catch the metro but walk through the city, it is more interesting that way. We then visited the Duomo for an inside look. We took the audio tour, visited the crypt and found a cardinal Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster who was honoured for his contributions. He might be related! We then decided to go up to the roof of the Duomo ( ... Steps). What ...
... of our journey.
We were ready, but the Swiss weren't! The most memorable part of the journey was not the beautiful scenery, the picture postcard lakeside villages, the mountains, or the waterfalls. Instead, it was the 2 hour queue waiting to get through the 17km Gotthard-Strassentunnel on the A2. That meant our planned stop in Lucerne was abandoned, and we got to Strasbourg at about 9pm. In time for a late dinner in the restaurant next to the Ibis hotel we stayed at, and ...
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 ...
... idea." (That's one for lovers of classic adventure movies)
Video Girl and Battery Boy had an espresso as they waited for the train. It is a pleasant thirty-five minute trip to Milan through the Italian countryside with occasional glimpses of the Alps, which explains why the Milanese regularly commute to Lake Como for the weekend.
Video Girl and Battery Boy arrived in Milan and checked into the Straf Hotel, centrally located in the centre of the ...
... really hitting home runs for us in Italy.
By our final day in Rome we were certainly feeling comfortable with directions, traffic and dealing with beggars and sellers. We ticked the last attractions off our list including Pantheon, Spanish steps and other monuments I cant remember but am sure seemed worthy at the time. For our last night together we went back to our cheap and cheerful restaurant. Sadly our time with the Henderson’s had come to an end. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility