Hotel Ristorante Croce Bianca
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- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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On 9/9 we rode the Alpine Express gondola, then the Metro Alpine subterrainian cable to reach the Ice Pavillion, the largest ice grotto in the world. In the grotto there were pathways with many ice sculptures along the way. Above the grotto was the world's highest revolving restaurant where we had lunch and enjoyed the scenery, including some dedicated skiers on the glacier. After lunch we went ...
This morning we all had a big sleep in until 8am (shock & awe)!! It was about 10am when we drove out over the eastern hills to Stresa, on the western edge of Lake Maggiore. Again we boldly followed our car's satnav (who I call Doris because of her accent) but this time she led to the centre of town through a walled lane that gave us 1-2 cm clearance either side of the car. At least this time we were going in the correct direction on the ...
... has added many spectacular features. Unfortunately photos were banned inside the church. After lunch in our quirky apartment we set off exploring the peninsula on foot. Lots of classy art shops, and every type of gelati you could name. Beyond the shops to the north we walked above the rocky shoreline past million Euro houses. Then at the end ...
... but I didn't see any which made me feel better about swimming inside the river.
Eventually we had to climb out of the boat again for safety reasons and got to slide down a natural slide that had formed into the boulder. You sat on your bottom, crossed one leg on top, crossed your arms, leant back and you slid into the water. SPLASH!
Davide went first but had to get back into the boat while in the water. He did it with difficulty as he swam against ...
... to drive through. In fact, I’m not sure it was a road, maybe it was just a passageway for pedestrians!
Basil only just made it through with inches to spare, thanks to our wing mirrors folding in and Ness directing me from the front like an aircraft marshal with table tennis bats (luckily we had some in the car – you never know when they might come in handy).
So we were ready to start our hike ...