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... with lovely iron work and old lights and evidence of meandering paths and gardens. He loves this kind of thing - seeing how it would have been. Along with this and the mechanics of the funicular he was in 7th heaven looking at it all and snapping some photos along the way.
Back down and we wandered around Como looking at the many old billboard photos of the town from the late 1800's, early 1900's. And once again we loved seeing these ...
... then headed for the ferry back to Lenno all tired from the activity and heat not to mention the wine with lunch. Pre-positioning the car turned out to be very good forward planning as no one felt much like being active on our return. The best we could muster was a leisurely swim in the lake when we got back. We cooked in house and dined on our private balcony, more vino and early to ...
... a beer and snacks and the most wonderful passion fruit tartlet. We sat and watched people go by and the ferries come and go. We walked back to the car via a gallery of local artist's work. We bought a picture of Balbianello, the local villa near where we are staying. The road to Como made Lisa a little unsettled and we met a ...
... 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 ...