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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Travel Blogs from Lavena Ponte Tresa
Today Ruth and I took a canoe on the lake. We wanted to explore it more close to the coast. It was great fun apart from the burden on your shoulders. After an hour of paddling, our shoulders and forearms were worn out. We then had a relaxing afternoon by the pool, followed by a last supper at home before moving on to ...
... a beer and snacks and the most wonderful passion fruit tartlet. We sat and watched people go by and the ferries come and go. We walked back to the car via a gallery of local artist's work. We bought a picture of Balbianello, the local villa near where we are staying. The road to Como made Lisa a little unsettled and we met a ...
We were looking forward to hiring a boat and experiencing lake Como from the lake. We went down to the local hire place in Ossuccio and hired a 40hp motorboat. It was very comfy with a foredeck to sunbathe and seats at the back and for the pilot. It was very easy to operate and we listened to a safety briefing and then off we went. The hire company had given us a map with suggested routes for our time in the lake. We decided to ...
Ok so today was the day off from the holiday. Lisa is still fighting a cold and we had planned to take it easy. I started my holiday book, caught up on Hell on Wheels a great American drama about building the railways from the east to the west. Very gritty but a good story. I decided to talk a walk locally ...
... a lady from the village arrived to take the car with us, then with only a few minutes to spare, the 4 people who worked in the restaurant also arrived to take the cable car. So there we were, sharing a cable car with over half the population of Monteviasco – oh and a dog squeezed in too (so glad they didn’t bring a donkey!)
As we disembarked the cable car, a herd of roaming mountain goats approached us ...