Hotel Giulio Cesare
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... Surrounded by the intricate cake like laciness of marble sculpture we walked across the rooftops between the turrets. We took many more photos. After realising that time was now getting short we then rushed down to the stairs, caught the metro back the 4 stops to the Hotel Maddison and walked to 300m to the train station - that's why we booked accommodation close to the station! We made the train with 20 mins to spare so we bought a snack boarded and we were on our way to ...
... tables are taken so we are offered a table on the 1st Floor at an open window looking out over the Piazza that has Roman Columns, several other restaurants, the obligatory church which was just great, as was the food and drink for not much money.
Wednesday 6 August 2014
Awake early again, checked emails, got good news, read for a couple of hours. Today we decide to see the city on the Hop on Hop off Buses, walk to the nearest stop, we are 20 ...
... 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 ...
... return our security deposit, and to call Jane "the perfect wife" - not like those Nowegians from a couple of weeks ago who left such a terrible mess.
As we made our way further and further north, we soon lost count of the number of miles a stationary traffic going in the other direction.
We had planned a stop in Modena for lunch, but unable to easily find somewhere nice, we finally ended up in a ...
... his tiramisu, and I said farewell only to retreat outside again, just in time for the owner to open the other door again. I think he already thought I was crazy as I was drinking water, but we all had a great laugh. I got "the look" when I ordered another bottle of water, and then the final straw was when I got up to pay and he wanted to know if the women always paid in NZ?
It was a really enjoyable evening with really nice food.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Giulio Cesare Milan
kind staff, small rooms but it is enough in Milan. We only slept there. Small breakfast
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