Doubletree by Hilton Milan
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A little off the city center, the rest is very good.
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... Surrounded by the intricate cake like laciness of marble sculpture we walked across the rooftops between the turrets. We took many more photos. After realising that time was now getting short we then rushed down to the stairs, caught the metro back the 4 stops to the Hotel Maddison and walked to 300m to the train station - that's why we booked accommodation close to the station! We made the train with 20 mins to spare so we bought a snack boarded and we were on our way to ...
... tables are taken so we are offered a table on the 1st Floor at an open window looking out over the Piazza that has Roman Columns, several other restaurants, the obligatory church which was just great, as was the food and drink for not much money.
Wednesday 6 August 2014
Awake early again, checked emails, got good news, read for a couple of hours. Today we decide to see the city on the Hop on Hop off Buses, walk to the nearest stop, we are 20 ...
... of our journey.
We were ready, but the Swiss weren't! The most memorable part of the journey was not the beautiful scenery, the picture postcard lakeside villages, the mountains, or the waterfalls. Instead, it was the 2 hour queue waiting to get through the 17km Gotthard-Strassentunnel on the A2. That meant our planned stop in Lucerne was abandoned, and we got to Strasbourg at about 9pm. In time for a late dinner in the restaurant next to the Ibis hotel we stayed at, and ...
... much to Oliver's delight.
We reached Como at about 5pm, and checked into our hotel. That left us time to walk down to the quay, have a drink at a cafe popular with the local sparrows, and wend our way to a delightful restaurant round the corner from the hotel. A short walk along the lakeside helped us to digest it all, before finishing with a bottle of wine watching the busy Saturday nightlife from our room's ...
... We choose to walk rather than take the metro as it was much more scenic. In the southwest is Naviglio canal, which operates ferry services to the lakes. It's also home to the trendy, Bohemian quarter namely Corso di porta ticinese. The streets were lined with trendy shops and cafés, including a vegetarian place! We had some street food in the form ...