Hotel La Pineta
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Today we visited one of the most beautiful and luxurious lakes in the world. Lake Como, where some of the most famous movie stars/singers/actors holiday and live. It is beautiful there. It was a bit chilly but the water was really clear in some parts of the lake and tempted us. There are a lot of amazing villas on the water front and in the hills. The villas were more like palaces. They were gigantic! So were the private gardens filled with all sorts ...
... LaSpezia to Milan. There we went to see the D'Ouomo - The beautiful cathedral. You would have to be made of stone not to be awe inspired by this building.Our time limited us to what we could do in Milan and I know my family will all know the photo of Mum standing on the steps feeding the pigeons while travelling there with Dad in the 60's. We crossed the piazza to the magnificent Vittoria Emannual Archway to the glass roofed, tiled floor ...
Yesterday left Positano. We took a shuttle to Salerno then picked up a car from Avis. The coast road from Positano to Salerno was truly breathtaking and the driver quite friendly and tried to explain a few sights along the way. Headed south and stopped at some Greek ruins in Paestrum which dated back to BC. Weather a little cold and rainy or we probably would have stayed longer. Took the scenic root to Marina di Camerota. Stopped at Bascillicata and had a late lunch at a little pizzeria. ...
Our room is lovely and we have a balcony overlooking the lake. We just can't think of anywhere as beautiful as this place! We could sit for hours just staring out so we did that for a while.
We spent the rest of the day exploring Menaggio walking along the lake. It's so calm and peaceful. We saw the snow capped mountains behind ...
... owned by Franciscan monks but was last owned by a rich department store owner from Milan who has never worked a day in his life. This was his summer residence and he decorated it with priceless statues, masks, tapestries and paintings. There were also rooms dedicated to his expeditions to the South Pole and Mt Everest (although being a heavy smoker he never made it to the top of Everest although his companions did). We were also shown secret ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool