Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
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Where to start? Well, I'm sorry this update is a little bit late, I got caught up hiking in the mountains and just having an altogether great time and updating my blog just didn't manage to make its way to the top of my priority list. Like really, give me a bit of a break, I'm exploring Italy!! How am I supposed to find time to write? :) I guess I left you guys in the train somewhere in between Venice and Florence. Our arrival in Florence was great. We met ...
... of the guys on the trip in NZ, and a mad All Blacks supporter. Wasn't too long until everyone made there way down to the bar. After a few pre drinks, we were off to the city centre. The trip in took about 10-15mins. After arriving near the city centre, we made our way to the Piazza del Duomo. What we found out earlier in the day, was the MTV awards was in Milano over the weekend, and they we having a free concert in the Piazza del Duomo. So as we ...
... that we need to go for a walk to get my mind off the problem.
Thank goodness for Brigitte's translation as we have been in restaurants where English is not well spoken but we are very well looked after.
Sunday Oct. 11th
it is bright and sunny this morning.
We got a phone call this morning from the hotel Pescara saying that the purse was empty and they had checked the laundry and there was nothing there. Needless to say I am very upset about all ...
... took photos with the group. Back on the bus to the hotel in Lake Maggiore (called Grand Dino), back by 4.30pm, rest the out to a restaurant nearby for dinner with a few of the group, Peter had seafood pasta and I had vegetarian cannelloni. Bought bracelets for gifts back home, walked through to the sister hotel ...
... actually okay
Desserts: an ice cream/meringue cake, yogurt cake, apple cake, and cream pudding.
We have two chefs, Luigi and Gaetano, who prepare our meals for us who do a fabulous job! So far the food has been surprising good for a "dorm" and I'm sure it will continue to be!
PS: Swiss chocolate is way better than anything you will ever find in America