La Palma Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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This morning we said goodbye to our beautiful Castle hideaway & hit the Autostrada. First stop was Vicolungo The Style Outlet Shopping Mall to spend the last of those pesky Euro's! Then we thought we would just have a drive around the villages in Lombardy around the lake Lago Maggiore. It was just beautiful. Especially the village if Angera. I could ...
After Cinque Terre, we continued north to a city called Como, on the border of Italy and Switzerland. Never heard of it before but we wanted to have one more stop before reaching Lucerne so this seemed interesting enough to go to.
We found a small hotel in the part of the city we wanted to be based out of - about a 30 minute walk from the train station and close to the waterfront ...
... so the views weren’t typical of most days I’ve been in this area but were pretty nice none the less.
Most impressive was the many small houses in the mountain villages. Many were for sale, very small and boarded up for the winter. I suspect not many people live there year-round.
I’d love to go back in summer but I probably won’t take the ...
... felt very sleepy and quiet. The properties showed that in history there had been a lot of wealth here. After a while exploring the narrow streets we returned to the car park for coffee. After wards Les took a look at the hob, and gave it a good blow out with the compressor to remove all the dust, fluff and dog hairs, after which it worked again. I still can't understand where all this muck ...
... you want more food then there are some dry rolls, jams, bland cheese and salami and watery ham - all of the later make up the standard continental breakfast. It has a couple of cereals too, and fresh fruits - kiwifruit, pears or oranges. Needless to say I do not eat the sad excuse for pastries and chew my way through dry bread and cheese and cold cuts instead. Blah. At least its a good incentive not to over indulge in ...