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TravelPod Member ReviewsDore Hotel Milan
A nice room, a grumpy reception, a good location. That's pretty much all you need to know. Worth what you're paying for.
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... Sforzesco for a brief walk around - it is huge and beautifully built with rounded brick turrets and huge courtyards. We decided not to catch the metro but walk through the city, it is more interesting that way. We then visited the Duomo for an inside look. We took the audio tour, visited the crypt and found a cardinal Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster who was honoured for his contributions. He might be related! We then decided to go up to the roof of the Duomo ( ... Steps). What ...
... of our journey.
We were ready, but the Swiss weren't! The most memorable part of the journey was not the beautiful scenery, the picture postcard lakeside villages, the mountains, or the waterfalls. Instead, it was the 2 hour queue waiting to get through the 17km Gotthard-Strassentunnel on the A2. That meant our planned stop in Lucerne was abandoned, and we got to Strasbourg at about 9pm. In time for a late dinner in the restaurant next to the Ibis hotel we stayed at, and ...
Well obviously, if you're going to drive in Italy on the first weekend in August, you need to be going north. That was lucky!
Having finished packing up the car with what seemed to be three times as much as we brought with us - how come it fit getting here, and doesn't on our way back? - we added a trip to a supermarket to fill up with cheap booze and Baci chocolates - ah that explains it!
Marco turned ...
Our last couple of days in Italy were made up of the Valleys and Milan. Driving up through the Valleys on Thursday was spectacular - the photos don't come close to doing it justice. We took the old number 1 highway (the original Roman highway) which was single lane (and not Australian single lane, we're talking Fiat 500 single lane) and wound up and down next to the po river into the valleys. We stopped in at a restaurant that was in the grounds of a ...
... after the cathedral we went looking at the shops and, well I couldn,t afford anything but it was fun looking. And still so many people around even though it is such a miserable day.
We decided to head back before the end of day rush and I am getting in some internet before we go out for tea. I am going to try and upload some pics.
See you in a couple of days. Yep all nearly over. Its been a whirlwind.