Hotel Astoria Gallarate
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... there was room for everyone. The costumes and the sets were very striking and colourful all except one scene where they had tried to paint some mountains but these were not very realistic at all and Leigh could have done a much better job!
We stayed the night in a little apartment that Barbara had booked through airbnb. It’s best selling point was that it was within easy walking distance of the amphitheatre as it was quite stuffy and cramped but the ...
... and the many large villas along the shores. Back to our room for a cold beer and an afternoon nanna nap for Richard to recharge his batteries. Julie took a hike up and down to the small fishing village of Pescallo, We both decide that we would have a quiet night and had a pizza in our room for dinner.
Saturday 9th August 2014
Well we made it - 40 years of wedded bliss.
Today we decide to purchase a day pass for the Ferry and explore ...
... Couple are on their honeymoon and had arrived in Milan that morning, they have no Euros just a credit card, sorry no card, no time to get to a cash machine, so I signed him on a Rockwell Finance Get Out of Trouble Loan Contract and he was able to buy his ticket.
Out of adversity we all agreed that it turned out for the good and we enjoyed the ferry ride on Lake Como in brilliant sunshine, friends for life, unless he misses a ...
... it, so they recommended a cafe further along the lakeside. 20 minutes walk later, we were sitting there, drinking our coffees and cokes, and watching the swans and ducks on the lake. A short walk further to the next ferry stop - and the heavens opened again, only this time it was torrential. Once on the ferry we could barely see the shore!
Getting back to Como was stopped at a restaurant / gelaterie for a lovely lunch, and by 2:30 we were in the car ready to start the ...
... flew through in about 2 cars!!! Varese is a small town, with a small lake and an international rowing regatta. No rooms in town at all. Had lunch in a lovely cafe and drove to see the lake. Couldn't really find a place to park, but managed to see some of the boats. Found a hotel in Gallarate that looked like a good place to train to Milan tomorrow. Kind of a dumpy hotel, but everything was booked. ...