La Palma Hotel
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... it, so they recommended a cafe further along the lakeside. 20 minutes walk later, we were sitting there, drinking our coffees and cokes, and watching the swans and ducks on the lake. A short walk further to the next ferry stop - and the heavens opened again, only this time it was torrential. Once on the ferry we could barely see the shore!
Getting back to Como was stopped at a restaurant / gelaterie for a lovely lunch, and by 2:30 we were in the car ready to start the ...
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 ...
... bit earlier than last night but to the same restaurant Trattoria L'Antico. It was very good again though the service at the end of the night got very slow as they had a big party arrive. We were tired...it had been a long day in the sun and on the water and we were ready for bed. It was a nice last night in Italy, tomorrow Switizerland. We are all looking forward to seeing the Gold/Nettleton's but we are also sad to be leaving ...
July 22, Tuesday – Bellaggio etc
Sttill overcast but warmer today. We took the water transport again – long boating day. Firstly we took a leisurely 2-hour ride up to Bellaggio. What a gorgeous water way it is. There are so many pretty properties everywhere. Of course we were looking for George's house up the road at Llaglio and it was magnificent. Bellaggio is medieval, has many ...
... choice as the others were sold out already. Trattoria di Giuseme was really good.
I am still cacking away with my cough but hopefully it will eventually get better. Back home for a good rest after a great day. Tonight we did a passagatta down to the waterside again as we can access free wifi there – to upload blog, look up camera information. This is a really nice town just to hang around in. People are friendly. Ciao da Lina & ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking