Balbi Family Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
- Room service
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... and accessible by train.
So, let’s look at some maps, compliments of Google. If we zoom in we see a sheltered harbour with breakwaters, so I guess that means boats, and shoreline waves & winds.
Let’s zoom in a little more … Oh, there are some scalloped beach shapes near the town & the harbour. I wonder if those are sandy beaches. ...
We set out from Tirano this morning to head south. The plan was to get to Genoa or Savona - but we had to tackle the Autostrada through Milan first. Sorry to say, no photo's today. You can't take photos when you are hanging on for your life with one hand and making the sign of the cross with the other! I say it every time.....never again! But, there was a highlight, we stopped off at the Factory Outlets in Alexandria for a spot of retail therapy, it must have done the ...
... She has arms like twigs and looks so fragile in her leggings and Sloppy Joe, with her broad headband above her weathered face. She could hardly reach the footrest and I was hoping her arms wouldn’t snap as she gallantly did some shoulder press all the time thanking me with a winning smile!! Today was a challenge, with the boat rolling from side to side. One had to adopt a “wide stance”, and lock in ones core to avoid overbalancing. It was interesting ...
... the ages. Breathtaking.....and there are a further 42 similar palazzos, within an area of two streets, all under the protection of a World Heritage Site!
From the Palazzo we meandered through the carragio, medieval narrow streets of the old town, Marrakech meets Amsterdam! Smelly and slightly claustrophobic, dark shop doorways with slightly too many keepers than customers. Bored ...
... first peg dare was dished out, the guy i pegged had to do a rather sexual photo with the tower! Then it was onto Florence! We received some more specific Florence information before reaching the hotel, such as how the Medici family came to power and how most of the art and buildings from these region are in some way linked to these guys as basically they wanted everyone to see their money and status so they paid all the big name Italian artists to beautify Florence. We also learnt ...