Hotel La Locanda
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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Heavy thunderstorms and rain here this morning!
Our only plan was to go into town but I think we will wait a bit otherwise we will be soaked. At least we have a choice - tomorrow we will just get on with it whatever the weather as it will be bike time again.
Anyway, almost breakfast time, so will catch up later.
0945 breakfast …
... to a exceptional pizza place that we had visited with Hassina and her friend. Saw the great church, had some fun, and decided that night we were going to complete our dare of sleeping in a cardboard house. We collected a lot of cardboard in Milan and headed for Como, a smaller town on a lake about an hour from Milan. We looked kind of funny carrying our armfuls of cardboard through the train station and in the train. It was a crowded train so we stood in ...
... fall asleep at the table, me included. So we started to make a move just after 11.30pm, then we found out we had to wait for the bus. We had a least another 30min plus wait for the bus. People were sitting on the curb, falling asleep, it wasn't a pretty site. Finally the bus arrived, and we were on our way to the hotel. By the time we got to bed it was nearly 1am. A very long day, looking forward to a good sleep. Photos to come, when wifi is a lil ...
... in the afternoon so we headed to the tourist agency to book our tours for the next two days.
We had time to catch one of the late ferries out to the famous Borromean islands just off shore from Stresa.
We headed for Isola dei Pescatori (Island of the Fishermen) or Isola Superiore, a centuries old fishing village that occupies the football field size island. Years ago, the 50 to 100 permanent ...
... but it was very crowded and we settled down to have a pizza for a late lunch, before the coach took us back to Stresa!
Como was not really very impressive - the lake waters were filled with rubbish and it didn't impress at all!
It was well after 6pm by the time we got back and after a shower, we walked back into Stresa and strolled all the streets for a while before enjoying a great meal at one of the many ...