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... s, crazy parking (we never parked on a corner or double parked so we are clearly not locals!) snowy mountain roads and everything in between. I must admit, I was relieved to sign it back in. We have checked in at an Airport hotel tonight to save us having to drive through the "traffico intenso" tomorrow morning. It is almost goodbye Italy, for now ...
... to be walking around and seeing the view from up high. The sun was setting when we rode the funicular back down and we spent some lazy time wandering around the waterfront area near our hotel.
We did laundry that night at a small four-machine laundromat around the corner and the kids went out for a late snack at a hole-in-the-wall donair shop near the hotel.
Day 3 ...
Went walking with D from MonzaBabel (thanks for organising that D) et al today to the Lake Como region. We joined another 'Meetup' group, the website I used to join a language exchange here in Monza.
Our group today consisted of two kiwis, one Australian, one Englishman, a Scot and 4 Italians.
After driving to the small town of Argegno (again thanks D), north of Como ...
... industrial and commercial areas where the speed limit changed frequently. Eventually we arrived at Como Town, it was larger than we expected, we bypassed it as we needed to find a camping place. We followed the road along the lake until we found a suitable place to stop. Once we had parked up we walked up one of the steep mountain paths, it zig zagged up through a small hamlet and then split, we ...
... but the views were worth it - we could see for miles, across the lake and also towards Switzerland and Mount Rosa (its the highest mountain in Switzerland but there is controversy over this statement as its not the highest mountain completely within Switzerland!) At the top Marie had a go on the Alpy run which is a mountain tobagan coaster style thing which was good fun. We ...