Hotel Carina-Carlton

Riva da Sant'Antoni, Lugano, Ticino, Swiss Alps, 6922, Switzerland | Hotel
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Monterosso on Cinque Terre via Milan and Genova

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

6

... car drivers to drive. Luckily he drove well as once we left the autostrada, it was very, very windy to get to our hotel. Also Wendy is probably almost cured of her fear of tunnels as we lost count of how many we went through in the almost 90 minutes it took to get to Monterosso. We checked in at Hotel Palme, checked out our fourth storey room with sea view and balcony and went for a quick orientation walk. Apparently we are staying in the "new" town which is very busy, lots ...

Time at leisure on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

2

... cheap shoes, clothes etc and the Italian being spoken. We walked through the market without buying anything and headed off for a walk around the village. Luckily for us old folk, it was fairly flat not like Moltrasio. There was a mixture of old (narrow streets and buildings with shuttered windows and window boxes) and new. John checked out the Travel card and this time it worked. (Yesterday it was refused quite a few times at Bellagio but ...

Plan B Again

A travel blog entry by ltessler

16

... just used a crane from over the wall of the arena to lift it. I was lucky enough and could afford a "real seat" as opposed to the hundreds that sat on the stone steps like they did in Roman times. The acoustics were also amazing. We made it to Act II, Scene 3 before the skies opened again and the conductor rushed his orchestra away to save the valuable instruments. A very anticlimactic end but I was actually just cold and wet by that time but it was so worth ...

A day on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

3

... if we want it tomorrow, then we went for a coffee at the bar next door. When we were chatting he mentioned that he meets lots of people and ones like us that are just like showing his mum and dad around! Now hold on a minute! The guide was 39years old so maybe John was old enough but ........ . Anyway a great day indeed despite the rain. Now time to rest (although the power is off in the hotel due to maintenance and there's no internet!) and plan for dinner and our rest day ...

Train to Milan 7th July train to Paris 8th July

A travel blog entry by mickandcarol

16

... which has been the first rain of our trip You wonder what these people do for a living with a railway line between two mountains and more mountains and very rugged at that the only thing I can think of must be working in the local quarry ??? It's about 2.15 in the arvo we are coming out of the mountains sun is shining but still plenty of cloud cover about,not long to go only 2hrs walk in the park We are now in what looks to be very good farming area with crops of wheat ready ...

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This hotel, located on Riva da Sant'Antoni, Lugano, is near Swissminiatur, Casino di Campione, and Villa Favorita.
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