Hotel Residenza Del Golfo
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Today we had a very relaxed day at Lake Maggiore. It was only a 55 minute train ride away. What a difference a few kms makes. It is a very large lake, once again half Italian and half Swiss.
We arrived in the town of Stress. It was so quiet and peaceful I think it should be called De-Stresa.
We went for a stroll along the edge with the most amazing hotels overlooking ...
... up going back to the beach a little disappointed that the guide hadn't taken us there first.
We had a late lunch and the boys share whole baked fish which was pretty tasty. After lunch we headed back for a spot of swimming in the pool, playing table tennis and a last BBQ together. After dinner we celebrated an early birthday for Ethan with a cake that Nathalie had arranged and Ben and Ethan traded birthday presents.
... huit et le grand splash au même moment ...En tout cas, il a du succès l'amerloc, invité par les autochtones du coin et des americains résidants depuis une décennie à Sapri. Une ville balnéaire ni super belle , ni super touristique, à part les Napolitains en mal de kilomètres viennent bousculer la torpétude de ses plages.
Le sable est noir sur ses plages, pavillonées et contrôlées par des tours génoises : une vrai peur paranoiaque envers les invasions successives ...
... English. He went away only to return and asked to see our documents. "Oh, our passports! Why didn’t you ask?" He probably had. We handed over our paperwork and he reviewed the passports in detail, looking at every page and studying all of the immigration stamps. Apparently not finding what he was looking for, he handed us back our paperwork and said OK to leave. We asked if we could take a picture to memorialize ...
... This was such a contrast to an English train, where you try and be as quiet and inconspicuous as possible in order to respect your neighbours... I think we were the only 2 non-Italians on that train, and when we reached Maratea, it seemed like we were the only 2 English speaking people in town.
Perhaps it was the fact that it wasn't overrun with English, Australians, Americans, Germans etc, like the other parts of Italy universally are, that made it feel like we ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting