Grand Hotel di Como
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How much does the local Monza city council pay for electricity? Well, I'm glad you asked, because I happen to know, thanks to the leader of one of the minority parties in Council. At least I think that’s his job.
The guy has said that 3 million euros are spent annually on power. He has ...
Gelati (plural of gelato) I have talked about before on 29/4/2015.
However, I read today that:
- Gelati are NOT the same as ice-cream. And
... a taxi to our apartment, which was only 5 minutes away and directly above the station, but it was all up hill. At the apartment I then had to lug our luggage up 65 garden stairs to the front door. Was it worth it? Yes, the view was spectacular and I was sorry we weren't staying for a week. So much space and a balcony overlooking Lake Como. All of the front windows face East and we can see the centre of the town, the lake and the hills opposite. Fantastic.
What a nice way to finish off our Venice stay with seeing and experiencing high water last night? It does make you wonder what the long-term future is for this popular city. Plus we were told there were 9 huge cruise ships in this weekend!
A quick water ferry ride to the train station was a bit more adventurous than usual when Greg and Mary couldn't fit onto our ferry, but no drama, we caught up ...
... day? That was the good news, the bad news was that unlike last time when he went down on the train, Fabrizio would be driving as he had a meeting down there, and so they would be leaving Lucca at 6.30am. This meant setting the alarm for 5.30am. An alarm!!! He hadn't heard one of those for months, poor old stick. Well, he made the deadline, and off they went.
Fabrizio had a business meeting to attend, so Ali spent the day wandering the streets like Billy No ...