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... the hill. Unfortunately visibility even worse today so after the effort of making our way up the hill we could not even see the water. Great villa's though.
Fast boat back, ferry home and we enter our warm apartment at approx 7pm, in time to cook dinner.
Como, well it is not what we expected, much more suburban. However, glad we came to experience and see how those with lots of money actually holiday.
Moving on to Turin tomorrow, stay ...
We arrived in this beautiful city at dusk so we weren't able to get the most out of it. Stayed there only for one hour and we spent that time in Parco Civico capturing the flickering lights of the city surrounded by mountains. The view from the shores of Lake Lugano was fascinating. It's truly a must-visit city and I'd love to go back and see it in broad daylight. ...
... have to get on the autostrada some of the way to get some kilometers behind me, it was a long drive.
I have really enjoyed driving along the Mediterranean coast, but heading into the mountains again was nice. There wasn't much traffic on the smaller roads and the weather was still really nice.
I could see snow covered mountains to the West and asume it was the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence area in Southern France. ...
... I dashed in a found a bottle of Gin and then had to wait behind a long queue to check it out. With gin safely tucked in the boot, we hoofed it back to Menaggio for the car ferry.
There was an intense debate as to when the last ferry was due ‘cos if we missed it, it would have been a hour drive around Lake Como at the very least. Again, Lady Luck was in the car with us and the last ferry pulled up after a 10 minute ...
... start off the World Cup somewhere else in the world, although I did sorely miss Gary Lineker and, er, Guy Mowbray.
Next morning, we enjoyed a late breakfast in the very grand and commodious dining room. However, we were far too tense to go out and about in case we missed an important phone call from the boys at Motorsport Stresa, so we spent the day in the very comfortable lounge area of the hotel. It was most agreeable to appreciate the very fine surroundings of the ...