Travel Blogs from Pescasseroli
... how warm it is today- not the freezing weather I was expecting. Back on the shore we slowly wander through the small streets, visit the painter statue at the end of a wisteria walk in the council gardens and then wander along the water's edge back to where we parked the car. It is so peaceful and beautiful here. I love it even more now. A meandering drive home, along Lake Maggiore, through Verbania, stopping at a big supermarket to buy food for dinner for the next few ...
... ha! Very soon the track gets smaller until there is no track at all and we are walking up pretty steep parts of the mountain. I keep thinking that I might end up stuck up here as I don't think I'll be able to get down again!! Then we reach the snow! It is still very deep and even though I try to keep in Gilberto's footsteps, I still manage to sink down pretty deep. It is still quite steep and the walk up takes a lot longer than the ...
... this to the top and more snow fights continue again when we arrive. The views just keep getting better and better.
What goes up must come down – poor Jake finds his little ear tubes a bit too blocked for the task and struggles with ear pain until we find some gum for him at the bottom. In a normal trip we would stop our day here but we have a concert to attend tonight in neighboring Ascona so after a quick stop we leap on a ferry around to the next ...
... overlooking alleyways that made you feel like you are in a musical. We opted for pizza for dinner, Neil had speck and mushroom, and Maria had pear and Gorgonzola, both inspired by our cheese tour. We had no idea how big the pizzas would be so there were plenty of leftovers for tomorrow's lunch on the train. We headed back to the room to pack and write another blog entry. With only another 5.5 hours slated for sleep, we knew we'd be burning the candle at both ends the next ...
We started our morning with a stroll back into the city centre, and we asked at the tourist information office about the best ways to explore the lake. We were advised to take buses up the coast, mostly because the only ferry running was one you have to stay indoors in, so we wouldn't get the scenic views that we would on the roads.
On that advice, we walked to the bus station and bought tickets for the bus up the western coast ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting