Grand Hotel Osman
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... been a pleasure to explore discovering the lakeside villages and villas that make this place picture postcard perfect.
Back to to the train station - this time with a taxi (thank gd) en route to Portofino. We first took the train Como to Milan. Just as a side issue, the train travel has been completely fine BUT the step up/down to the train is horrendous, especially if you have heavy bags. Don't worry we've got a little system going between us (Darren does ...
... Duomo a beautiful old church. We then stopped at the Porta Torre an old tower. From there we went to Sanfedele another church - we are getting very religious here. The town centre (Piazzolo Terragini) is very boutique and has quite a village feel to it. We strolled around and window shopped. Of course we had to have a snack (the most amazing cake, biscuit and lolly shop. (No one except for us eats in the street.) Those who know me must be surprised at my lack of willpower here ...
... gardens, which are beautiful. Right side garden set out in the English way. Wandered around the various paths and then found the cafe and had lemon soda for me and Neil had a beer. Met Antonia at the appointed time and then off across the road to catch the boat to Bellagio.
Lovely boat ride on Lake Como taking us up the lake and then back to Bellagio.
On arrival ...
... walkway that circles the shore. It is enchanting to stroll here on a walkway built out over the lakeshore with wisteria vines shading from above. The shore is ringed by vacation villas. Each time we took a ferry to another village, Albergo Olivedo greeted us at the dock.
It's easy to see why ...
... road to the archaeological site. We passed farmland and buffalo and huge Italian pines. I wanted to take a pine cone home to plant but Mike said something about ruining the ecology, so I didn't. On the buffalo - it was an education to me that 1) there are buffalo here, and 2) mozzarella is actually made of buffalo milk. I thought buffalo were a North American thing, and that buffalo mozzarella was kind of like buffalo wings - ...