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... building on the cement and ate crackers and snacks, and talked for a couple of hours to wait out the worst of the downpour. Places were actually getting flooded that night! Thankfully the rain stopped the next morning. We went and saw the very famous leaning tower of Pisa. It was actually quite beautiful. We ate our breakfast there as we gazed in awe at the architectural wonder. From Pisa we headed right for Cinque Terra, a wonderful place on the coast ...
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 ...
... it was really nice to check into our hotel, The Grand Dino right on the shore of the lake in Baveno, freshen up and head out for dinner at a lovely little trattoria with our old friends, Michelle and Peter and some new ones we met on the tour. It turned out to be an interesting evening, heaps of laughter, food and wine that continued well into the night.
If you ever get to read this Peter and Michelle, all I can say is 'campaspe'.
... along the island’s shore.
Within seconds, we were at one end of this tiny island where an inviting park with a couple of benches to sit on provided us with amazing views of what stood right in front of us!
In the far, far distance, the Alps with their snow-capped summits reflected on the lake’s surface while the hazy blue colored sky gave it a mystical ...