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We left Stresa on Lake Maggiore in Lombardy at 8.30 am to go to Venice. On the way we stopped at Sirmione on Lake Garda.
The coach had to park outside the town and we walked in. Antonia asked if any of us wanted to go on a speed boat trip around the island so we put up our hands for that. Was a great experience and we saw the Roman ruins and the castle from the sea. He took us along the moat at the end and under the drawbridge ...
... br> We’re off to see what we can of Lake Como, although the boat ride on the lake that was planned has been cancelled. Antonella regales us with more stories about Italy and its’ culture. There are not one but 3 different mafia families in Italy, one from icily, one from Calabria and one from Naples. At one time they were into prostitution and drugs but now they’re into construction and waste management ...
... We found a nice place for lunch down by the water and enjoyed a nice long lunch of pasta and wine. Tonight we are eating out and can pick from a few local restaurants that our tour director has recommended. Had a great meal at our restaurant - perfectly cooked steak and Julie had her favourite rack of lamb. Together with great wine, the evening was a success. ...
First stop today was to travel by boat up the coast to the town of Portofino. This town is where the celebrities go to be noticed. We did not see anyone however this is a beautiful little town and we had 2 hours to wander around the shops and cafés. A number of pictures are attached. Another boat trip back to where the bus was collecting us, and it was off to the Italian Lakes. We went up the coast to Genoa, which is one of Italy's ...
... growth around the resort. When we walked down to the swimming pool area, the view of a shimmering Tyrrhenian Sea was simply spectacular...absolutely breath taking! Looking upwards towards the 20 meter statue of Christ the Redeemer perched some 300 meters above us blessing the entire region of Maratea and other small coastal communities, we were convinced that the next few days would be filled with delightful explorations of an area that appeared to be one ...
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