Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees
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The Villa d'Este on Lake Como has been our home for a glorious four days, and it is hard to say 'Arriverderci'. But we have another lake to explore and we are off to Lake Maggiore, at first on the A9 in the direction of Milan where the semi-industrial landscape is familiar from last Friday's drive. After about 25 kilometers we connect to the A8; we …
We all had a very restful sleep after our previous day's adventure! Breakfast was served to us by Guiseppe the owner of the Hotel la Fontana. He's a lovely, friendly helpful man who takes care of us and even kisses the girls buon giorno in the morning haha.
The hotel is boutique style, very European and really nice.
Today the 11 of us have decided to go to Intra to the all day markets.
We buy return tickets for €12.40 each and board the boat on Lago Maggiore ...
Well that would of had to have been my longest trip to ever reach our first holiday destination in Italy. After a long flight (flying; which I equate to giving birth ie months of preparations, much planning ahead, anticipation, discomfort, tiredness, aches and pains and the end result pure delight and elation) we arrive in Milano!
That 9 hour stop over in HK was a killer!
Milano! We get through customs real quick and even though the ...
... was another highlight
Time visiting old friends Geraldine, Ronald and Charlie is always a highlight - we thought at one stage we may even get to meet the new baby but no.
It was also great to visit Frankie and Richard and their new super house in the Pyrenees....we now understand.
I must mention HiHo the mighty Pug 308 - smaller but nippier than our normal 3008 and I was very pleased to have it when I managed the ...
Day 24 Today we pick up our bikes, have our pre tour briefing and the introductory dinner. I wandered down to breakfast at 9am and found Bill and Joan in the dinning room. The selection of breakfast items was even less than the day before. It would seem that, unlike other hotels, they do not top up the items on offer when they run low. Following breakfast Joan ...