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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Just when we thought Venice was the most beautiful place we would visit in Italy, Varenna may have beaten it into second place. Neither of us can get our heads round the fact that we are actually seeing what's around us. The apartment is amazing and the views from the balcony alone are worth the trip. Claire has also befriended a blind cat so we keep having to think of excuses to go and see the lady so Claire can rub the cat.
... little villages connected by an amazingly beautiful pathway. We stayed in that area for three days. We did a lot of hiking and really enjoyed the beauty. My favourite moment started when we realised, to our dismay, that the pathways connecting the first three villages were closed down because of some landslides. We looked in chagrin at the gate that locked us out from the path thinking "how possible would it be to climb over"?? Just then a group of five ...
After nearly 24hrs in transit, we arrived in Milano. Everyone was happy to finally arrive in Italy, but then came immigration. I swear we had to wait 30-40mins to get through immigration, one upside of waiting so long, the bags were ready to be picked up. After the large wait in line for immigration, we had to wait again, this time for another person who was flying in from England. Again another 30min plus wait in the bus. By this time my patience ...
... 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 ...
... camera... ohhhh golly here we go...) and enjoyed our last hike the three of us would have in Lake Como together.
We headed back on the Ferry to Bellagio and after showering, set out for some food. We found a place right behind our building that was yummy and convenient.
Dad got all packed for the early early taxi ride in the morning, and we went to bed with a million of alarms set just to be safe :)