Hotel Villa Paradiso
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... couple of kilometres from here). Exhausted we make our way back down, gelato to power up, ferry back to home and cook up dinner.
Today we are back on the ferry to Como, walk along the foreshore to check out some large villas on the west side - now all owned by the Como Provincial Government, then onto the 'fast boat' and up to Menaggio which is midway north up the lake. The lake is 46km from one end to the other, so I guess we travel 20 ...
We arrived in this beautiful city at dusk so we weren't able to get the most out of it. Stayed there only for one hour and we spent that time in Parco Civico capturing the flickering lights of the city surrounded by mountains. The view from the shores of Lake Lugano was fascinating. It's truly a must-visit city and I'd love to go back and see it in broad daylight. ...
... have to get on the autostrada some of the way to get some kilometers behind me, it was a long drive.
I have really enjoyed driving along the Mediterranean coast, but heading into the mountains again was nice. There wasn't much traffic on the smaller roads and the weather was still really nice.
I could see snow covered mountains to the West and asume it was the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence area in Southern France. ...
Chris decided that we should drive over the mountains to Switzerland. To do this, we had to take the car ferry to Menaggio, drive over the mountains, drive through some really long tunnels past really lax disinterested Italian border guards to the other side maintained by equally lax and bored Swiss border guards! I tell you what, if I was Pope Frankie and I was being guarded by the Swiss guards dressed in yellow and black lederhosen, I ...
... where we spent time watching the locals, ferries, hydrofoils, float planes and fishermen come and go before a walk to a huge water spout we could see in the distance.
Finished our outing with cappucinos in the piazza before again catching the bus home. We got off a stop early as the walk up the road is better than up the 291 steps, just a long winding road and 54 steps. But alas, we were out of Coke, so as Ken had walked down to the deli to get milk this ...