Hotel Villa Marie
Travel Blogs from Tremezzo
Start the morning with a boat ride to visit Varenna.
Back to Bellagio and drove the car crossing the lake to Menagio.
From Menagio, we drove to Tremezzo to our hotel Villa Marie.
We spent the late afternoon, by the hotel swimming pool.
A little after five, we drove to Sala Comacina boat landing, to get the boat ride to Locanda dell' …
Woke up to another lovely, warm and sunny day. Happy 30th birthday to our darling Nicki xxx love you sweetie hope you have a lovely day! We packed up and left Lake Garda this morning, having said goodbye to the German and the Swedish couples. The German lady, bless her, who must be in her seventies, said perhaps we will meet here again... We went to Lidl's first to stock up!! And then we set of to Cugnasco for ...
... I also had pizzicchero, which is a local specialty type of pasta made with whole wheat and a cheesy sauce. We had seen them serving it at the restaurant at Colico on Sunday, but it's brown colour makes it look not especially appetising. Mine was cooked with vegetables (including chunks of potato like there was any shortage of carbs!), but was delicious and not heavy. We waddle off to the car and plan to drive to Como, but soon realise we can catch a boat down. Parked at Tremezzo, ...
... hot chocolate ever at this cafe called Bar Rossi (where I wrote my last entry).
Today we are in Bergamo, a city that has been around since 49BC. BC stands for before christ and AD means for “anno Domini,” which is Latin for “in the year of our Lord.”
We will explore the oldest part of the city today!!!..........(Hope I don't get hit by a car!)
Hope you're surviving
... called the cheese). The third plate was a couple of deep fried thingies and what turned out to be a jet black olive paste on toast. The gnocci came with a garnish of tiny basil leaves, whole, not cut up. I think the basil must be treated with a growth regulator to get such a mass of tiny leaves. An interesting idea horticulturally.
After rolling back down the hill and retracing the funicular to Como it was off to ...