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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... s, crazy parking (we never parked on a corner or double parked so we are clearly not locals!) snowy mountain roads and everything in between. I must admit, I was relieved to sign it back in. We have checked in at an Airport hotel tonight to save us having to drive through the "traffico intenso" tomorrow morning. It is almost goodbye Italy, for now ...
After Cinque Terre, we continued north to a city called Como, on the border of Italy and Switzerland. Never heard of it before but we wanted to have one more stop before reaching Lucerne so this seemed interesting enough to go to.
We found a small hotel in the part of the city we wanted to be based out of - about a 30 minute walk from the train station and close to the waterfront ...
... so the views weren’t typical of most days I’ve been in this area but were pretty nice none the less.
Most impressive was the many small houses in the mountain villages. Many were for sale, very small and boarded up for the winter. I suspect not many people live there year-round.
I’d love to go back in summer but I probably won’t take the ...
... We set off for Lake Como, our next stop, this is the most spectacular and least visited of the Italian Lakes, set in the shadow of the snow covered Rhaetian Alps. The first part of the journey was on the motorway, still passing mile after mile of vineyards, occasionally there were some large stables with lots of horses in paddocks. After leaving the motorway the road to the lake was slow and ...
... of the Borromeo family (his surname is Borromeo). Interesting story.
For such a small Island Isola Pescatori has soooo many restaurants, cafes, gelatarias etc…
The Villa and gardens are stunning and there were 3 completely white peacocks roaming free here. Unfortunately no show of splayed feathers today – despite my efforts.
When we got back ...