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- Non-smoking rooms
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... however, the surrounding countryside is pretty - vineyards everywhere and distant snow covered mountains. We detoured to Desenzano on the banks of Lake Garda. Clearly a summer holiday town but a beautiful town situated on the shores of a huge lake. The water is crystal clear. Lunch at local trattoria consisting of local trout - scrumptious, a walk around town, purchase of veggies and fruit from local markets and off to the autostrada. ...
We arrived in this beautiful city at dusk so we weren't able to get the most out of it. Stayed there only for one hour and we spent that time in Parco Civico capturing the flickering lights of the city surrounded by mountains. The view from the shores of Lake Lugano was fascinating. It's truly a must-visit city and I'd love to go back and see it in broad daylight. ...
... of driving to do, so I needed the break. Topped up the engine oil and headed off again.
It looked like I would be able to make it to Lago Maggiore before dinner time, get some snacks and drinks and go for a cruise along the lake shore.
From Asti I got on to the A21 and the A26 North to Veruno where I got on the SS32 which took me to the Southern part of Lake Maggiore. I followed the West side of the lake ...
... Like I said to Simon Hemsley, the water colours - a bit smudgy, the oils OK but the mix media - ****. Still it was pretty interesting.
Then we tried to do some Swiss shopping and really only managed to get some chocolate, which will be mutely enjoyed. Tried some Swiss watches but decided to leave it as I have already bought a 5 Euro watch at the Bologna markets from a certified Bangladeshi watch maker.
In April 1935, the leaders of Great Britain, France and Italy met at Stresa to renew the vows made ten years earlier at Locarno. But ten years after the Locarno Pact, Europe was a vastly different place, and sadly the Locarno agreement was already dead and buried. The impact of the Great Depression from 1929 and Hitler's seizure of power in Germany from 1933 ensured that the spirit of Locarno could not endure in the vastly altered European landscape. Although Hitler had only ...