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... and in spite of the roads, at times, being narrow, windy and steep,
Corinne performed well as a driver and we arrived safely without any dings or
We booked into a campsite on the banks of Lake Verbano, fed
the local ducks and braaied in a slight rain storm.
Well, our week in Milano has come to an end! We had a great time. Toured a few sights. Had a great weekend. Enjoyed the F1 race at Monza. Our accommodation was very close to the Milano Centrale Stn so, we opted to pull our luggage to the station. Didn't see too many taxi's to flag down and probably would've taken longer to attract one then to just walk the few blocks. The Centale station is large but over the week, we've gotten to know it very well! Arriving here from the airport ...
... we decided to stop for our morning coffee obviously a bit late today as Godoni's bottom lip was dropping.
With his caffeine level restored we set off to see the National Science Museum. Proper name - wait for it: Museo Nazionale Scienza E Tecnologia Leonardo Da Vinci - got that!. They have an impressive display of models created from Da Vinci's drawings. Had a quick look of at part of the technology museum but the place is vast & you ...
... s seemed to be following us & started to park up in front.
Tremezzo is great spot with a road & promenade wrapping around the lakeside. Next the main reason for visiting Tremezzo the Villa Carlotta. This is one of the few you can see inside not just the gardens. Originally a wedding gift for a Princess Carlotta. It is rated pretty highly on Trip Advisor & easy to see why. The Villa itself is lovely ...
Weather not so flash in Torno today so caught the train in to Milan. First day out in a big Italian city this trip. Stopped for our morning coffee then walked around the Castello Sforzesco & through the park to the Arco Della Pace (Arch of Peace). Were happy with our decision to wear jeans till the sun came out unexpectedly & things got a little moist! So decided to hide in the Castello museum for a couple of hours. Pretty easy to do ...