Hotel Residence La Luna Nel Porto
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We had decided to take the Ferry up to another village on the lakeside, but actually arrived at the Quay in time for an earlier ferry. So we ended up catching the 9:10 ferry to Urio. As we climbed on board, the rain started, and as we cast off, that rain changed to horizontal, so we abandoned to top deck to go downstairs.
Luckily when we reached Urio the rain let up for a while. The only cafe near the dockside turned out to be a restaurant, despite having "cafe" written ...
... much to Oliver's delight.
We reached Como at about 5pm, and checked into our hotel. That left us time to walk down to the quay, have a drink at a cafe popular with the local sparrows, and wend our way to a delightful restaurant round the corner from the hotel. A short walk along the lakeside helped us to digest it all, before finishing with a bottle of wine watching the busy Saturday nightlife from our room's ...
... it was time for gelati as we strolled the very pretty town of Bellagio. We returned to the waterline and checked out return times for the ferry before wandering further around the edge of the lake where there is a lovely boardwalk and garden. I found a beautiful scarf at one of the shops along the main walkway. Bellagio and Lake Como in general is famous for silk, so there were lots of shops with beautiful scarves - it ...
... trips were at least 2 hours each way so it was actually quite a long day. Our camera is still stuffed and Diamonds emailed us saying we have to bring it back to them. Hmmm.
After a short rest at home, we went out for dinner to Osteria di Beuc. It had looked better than it turned out to be. Craig’s much desired zucchini flowers were too greasy; my milanese cotelleta was not much better than an ...
... nice church, hills, snowy mountains – tutto bello. Back in Como… I did manage to buy a cute black dress with fancy black and white collar and later a waterproof, black, trendy Geox jacket – everything is on 'Saldi’ which means discounted –jacket was 50% off. The prices seem much better than Paris and clothing do seem more stylish. The bags are to die for…. Not yet – waiting for Firenze.Craig chose ...
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