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... the lunch hour began. The builders came in in hordes. Seated, supplied with bread and wine followed by pasta and then time to get back to work. We moved on and later found a great pizza place. Pizzas are good here (unlike Rome). We then followed Fabio's advice and caught the ferry into Como. We spent the afternoon walking about the main part of the city - lovely old buildings, huge Duomo (surprise!!), partially unfinished waterfront, shops ...
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 ...
... about another security firm.
We had to stop on the way to take the obligatory photos, to prove that we wuz ‘ere. We took photos from the Italian side at a town called Cina before attempting the border crossing.
Drove down the mountain into the Swiss town of Lugano (named after the Lake). Straight away you notice the difference. The streets were wider and the city was more like the northern European ...
... They could probably have mended Red in the time it had taken us to debate the issue.
And finally, finally, the mechanics cracked and gave in. The decisive moment was when the senior man realised that Red would probably not make it back to the UK. He shook his head and realised that he had really no option but to help. So, agreement was reached, and the GLW virtually threw the car keys at the man before he could change his mind. They would look at Red tomorrow and ring us ...