Monopole de la Gare
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- High-speed internet in room
- Room service
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... cooked right in front of our eyes and the chef let us take a picture to prove it. Emma had a really good looking pasta. We sat on one of the benches and ate our meals before getting really yummy iced wine smoothies (our version of Italian wine) which we drunk whilst playing cards. Even the hundreds of mosquitos couldn't scare us away from sitting and enjoying the atmosphere, making the most of our last ...
... 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 didn't get to because the boats that go that far up (about 45 mins) only depart in the morning. However we did get to see the towns of Torno and Cernobbio, which are both very colorful and scenic.
In Torno, we decided to do a bit of hiking, so that we could get a nice view of the lakes and mountains. The hike started off nicely, but halfway up, we realized that (1) the trails got steeper, narrower and rockier, (2) the top of the mountain/roads ...
... the broad avenues of the city. There is some grand architecture here. The train station is something to behold--3 massive great halls inside before even getting to the platform area. The enormous gothic style duomo (church) in the main piazza is also impressive, even by European church standards.
We stroll through the fashion district, window shopping in the shops of the rich & famous. Most items in the windows don't have prices, as clearly if price is ...
... that our time together like this is limited. I'd do it all again in a heartbeat. Memories of Wakawaka www. playing all over, (I don't know why its not over in the US as much )crazed soccer fans, friendly people and unforgettable history will last a lifetime.