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We waited in line at the port, dock number 4 and bought cheap tickets for a one hour boat ride. We really enjoyed this and oohed and aahhhed at how lovely it all was.
The obligatory ice-cream stop after the boat ride before we headed back to the hotel, stopping on the way at a K.Mart kind of store to buy me some swimming goggles, with my bright idea of swimming some laps in the big hotel pool.
Hmmmm that didn't eventuate. ...
... walked toward the funicular (aka very steep train driven by massive cables up a very steep hill - see video) and on our way chose a pasta Restuarant to lunch at.....Yum. After lunch we boarded the Funicular much to Maureen's distress, but being a good sport we all boarded although I am not sure Maureen actually looked up. More magnificent views to behold almost too much to take ...
... amazing stretching out over the lake. We paid 2eur to go up the lighthouse and get an even better view. We took some photos from up here, then found the geocache and logged our names and put it back where we found it.
On the way down the shade wasn't there anymore so i was glad we headed up when we did. We then took another path which showed a waterfall on the picture, but once there we didn't see any water and there was no other paths for us to turn down. So don't know ...
... at a most inopportune moment. When we arrived in Como, even I needed a strong drink. Como was very busy with people out shopping. Lisa and Ruth found all the jewellery shops - we also frequented a few makeup and granita shops. We had a lovely afternoon wandering in the sun. We made it home for bourbon and Prosecco in the setting ...
We all had a very restful sleep after our previous day's adventure! Breakfast was served to us by Guiseppe the owner of the Hotel la Fontana. He's a lovely, friendly helpful man who takes care of us and even kisses the girls buon giorno in the morning haha.
The hotel is boutique style, very European and really nice.
Today the 11 of us have decided to go to Intra to the all day markets.
We buy return tickets for €12.40 each and board the boat on Lago Maggiore ...