Travel Blogs from Nova Siri
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 ...
My last full day of the trip :-(
Such a beautiful part of the world - shame I'm not doing the holiday extension at Lake Como, but it will be nice to see my family when I get back home.
Today we have an island tour of 3 of the islands on Lake Maggiore - Isola Madre, Isola Bella & Isola dei Pescatori.
We had a latish departure of around 10.30am, so time for a lay-in and a leisurely breakfast. (Mental note, ...
... the pricelist on the McDonalds menu (didn't have one) - a meal cost about £11. Ouch!
I had a look round the little park - there was a small art display so we had a look round. Lots of dog walkers and there was even a book swap location, so you could exchanga a book of your own for one off the stall. On the waterfront, they had swans and ducks like ours :-) I encountered & got a photo of the infamous posing duck!
Very pretty park, lots ...
... a swim in the water but it is not compulsory! There was also a huge bottle of champagne/fizzy wine that was going round (see picture).
Hot off the press, photos from today of the cooking lesson for tagliatelle.
Having dinner tonight in front of the television to watch Napoli in their first game of the season. Serious business in Italy and I expect 'nonna' will be at the front cheering on her team!
In the morning we visited the ancient site of Metaponto, a greek colony from the 6th century BC.
Founded by Epeius, the builder of the trojan horse, it was also the retirement place of Pythagoras who settled here after his ...
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