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... night we had a few drinks at a small little bar and watched the Roma-Bologna, then went back to the terrace for some wine which was nice. I fell in love with Como because of it's location and beautiful nature that surrounded it, so I am going to rank it #2 on the list of cities I saw on this trip. The next morning (Sunday) we took a bus to Vals. Read my next post to hear about my time at Peter Zumthor's Thermal baths!
... of the trip. I suspected the chocolate - he had had a lot, which is not the norm - and Coca Cola. Or maybe it could have been the change in venue in changing hotels. Or maybe he was too overtired from the castle excursion. Who knows? We were frustrated, exhausted, and worried about the trip home the following day. Thankfully, Miss C slept through the whole thing (miraculous), and we finally all settled down to get some rest for the big travel day ahead.
... they are going to do, realizing that we have very little control over how they sleep. I figured if we could at least get them onto Eastern time, it might get them two more hours of sleep or so...
The first thing that went wrong with this plan was that we overslept on departure day after a bit of a rough night. I had wanted to get the kids up at 4:45-5am, but we slept in until 6am. Drat.
We got to the airport for an uncharacteristically ...
... it took quite a while to go around them. As we are going to Assisi after our time in Tuscany it was really good to learn a bit more about St Francis's life. We were all surprised that animals did not really feature in the tableaus although stories about St Francis and the animals are quite well known these days. The statues and paintings were amazingly detailed. Since the first day we arrived we had been noticing a small church across the ...
... too much and tired due to our disruption last night. Planned to drive over the Alps into Italy only to find the road was closed, feeling very jealous of the people out skiing and snowboarding around us. Backtracked slightly to get back on the highway to take us into Italy, taking us up and over the Alps with spectacular views. Parked up near a castle overlooking a lake after loosing alot of height, no snow in sight only a backdrop of snowy peaks from the Alps.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services