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... with lovely iron work and old lights and evidence of meandering paths and gardens. He loves this kind of thing - seeing how it would have been. Along with this and the mechanics of the funicular he was in 7th heaven looking at it all and snapping some photos along the way.
Back down and we wandered around Como looking at the many old billboard photos of the town from the late 1800's, early 1900's. And once again we loved seeing these ...
... 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 ...
... br> But by the time I woke up it was time for dinner and we went to the local family run pizza restaurant that was recommended. They spoke very little English but we got pizza and it was very good.
That's one thing I miss though just going to a restaurant and getting meat and vege. There is never this option on the menu. So sick of pasta and pizza!! Will cook some meat and vege in Nice when we have an apartment.
We walked home and fell into bed with very full ...
... 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 ...
... everything was basic, it was comfortable enough for the couple of hours of the flight to Milan. Mumsie and I bought a drink and some snacks and in no time at all we were touching down again.
Due to the way Trafalgar has set up this tour we had to catch one of 3 time slots for the coach transfer from Milan to Baveno (about an hour north on Lake Maggiore). Unfortunately for us our flight arrived at 12.30pm and the 2nd transfer ...