Hotel Fontana

Via Sempione Nord 1, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, Piedmont, 28838, Italy | 3 star hotel
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Monterosso on Cinque Terre via Milan and Genova

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

6

... Italian pizza for lunch whilst we waited for the platform to be displayed. Wendy continued her extreme diet - no solids. We boarded and sat opposite each other in quite comfortable seats for about an hour and a half as we both tried not to go to sleep in case we missed our station. John succeeded in staying awake. We alit at Genova station, were met by a man with a sign saying "Pearce" and were then transported in a Mercedes "S" to Monterosso. Our driver told us that he used to ...

Time at leisure on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

2

Today was a rest day. MAfter a late breakfast at 9:30 we organised ourselves and decided to go to the next village for a look around. We took the ferry to Cernobbio via Torno so zigged across the lake then back again towards Como. As with anywhere on the lake, it was once again, very picturesque. As we alit, we noticed that there was a market in progress. What luck! It sounded a bit like Victoria Market of old with all the fresh fruit ...

Plan B Again

A travel blog entry by ltessler

16

... to see Puchini's "Turandot" but the rain squashed that idea. However just about fifteen minutes before curtain, it started to clear so I poked my head into the box office and got an 11th row seat. Two operas within 5 days and I'm not sure I even like opera but it seemed like a good idea and I was not disappointed. I don't know if the pictures I sneaked do it any justice. There were over 300 people on the stage with such an elaborate set, that at scene ...

A day on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

3

... of steps up to the main shopping Centre but we persevered and took the long climb up for the sake of being able to experience all that Bellagio had to offer. We walked to the point and saw where the three arms of the lake met. More good photos but also still wet. Then visited a church and did a little shopping - scarf and souvenirs and the first mug was purchased. Back to the ferry and across the lake again (10 minutes on a car ferry) where we met our car. It was not ...

Plan B.

A travel blog entry by ltessler

8

Plan A is scrapped due to rain. I had reserved a 19 ft center console with a little 40hp Suzuki to tool around the lake for the day and visit some of the small towns that cling on steep hillsides to the waterfront. However, it's pouring out and the forecast for the rest of the day is not looking promising. So it's off by ferry to the main town of Como. First stop is to get a rain jacket and an umbrella, More stuff ...

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