Hotel La Darsena
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- Russian TV Channels Available
- Breakfast Available
- Multilingual staff
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Concierge desk
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Just when we thought Venice was the most beautiful place we would visit in Italy, Varenna may have beaten it into second place. Neither of us can get our heads round the fact that we are actually seeing what's around us. The apartment is amazing and the views from the balcony alone are worth the trip. Claire has also befriended a blind cat so we keep having to think of excuses to go and see the lady so Claire can rub the cat.
... utter delight we found a chestnut tree on that mountain. It had dropped a lot of chestnuts on the ground. Rachel and I excitedly gathered pocketfuls of them! That night we had a campfire and we had the very cozy experience of roasting chestnuts over an open fire. It was such a delightful experience, and I now forever have a memory to attach to the song "Chestnuts roasting over an open fire". Might I add, not only was it a wonderful experience, the ...
October 14-16, 2015 North Italy
Hannibal crossed the Alps on elephants. A movie we saw at primary school left its mark. I love elephants and remember feeling distressed by the scenes of the magnificent beasts in the snowy mountains. They were clearly not happy despite the scenic splendour.
For travellers seeking warmth we made a few rather odd route choices but then again we do love passes, mountain passes. We've had a number ...
... my legs. How good was that?!!
I then spent a couple of hours at the Villa Carlotta in Tremezzo, about 5 kms from Menaggio. The villa was built at the end of the 17th century. It apparently attained the summit of its splendor in the 19th century when it became an essential inclusion in the "Grand Tour". I don't know how she ended up with it, but in 1843 Princess Marianna of Prussia gave it as a wedding present to her daughter ...
... took photos with the group. Back on the bus to the hotel in Lake Maggiore (called Grand Dino), back by 4.30pm, rest the out to a restaurant nearby for dinner with a few of the group, Peter had seafood pasta and I had vegetarian cannelloni. Bought bracelets for gifts back home, walked through to the sister hotel ...