NH Milano Touring
Travel Blogs from Milan
... Sforzesco for a brief walk around - it is huge and beautifully built with rounded brick turrets and huge courtyards. We decided not to catch the metro but walk through the city, it is more interesting that way. We then visited the Duomo for an inside look. We took the audio tour, visited the crypt and found a cardinal Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster who was honoured for his contributions. He might be related! We then decided to go up to the roof of the Duomo ( ... Steps). What ...
... rest, but I am determined to battle on and enjoy the many treats on offer. After the big feed we had at the airport I decide on one thing only and order the Iranian Caviar which is served on Melba Toast & Blinis with chopped onion, chopped egg white, chopped egg yolk, sour cream & a wedge of lemon wrapped in muslin to ensure no pips get into my caviar. What does James Bond drink with this? More Dom of course. This is then followed up with a 21 year old Chivas ...
We had decided to take the Ferry up to another village on the lakeside, but actually arrived at the Quay in time for an earlier ferry. So we ended up catching the 9:10 ferry to Urio. As we climbed on board, the rain started, and as we cast off, that rain changed to horizontal, so we abandoned to top deck to go downstairs.
Luckily when we reached Urio the rain let up for a while. The only cafe near the dockside turned out to be a restaurant, despite having "cafe" written ...
Well obviously, if you're going to drive in Italy on the first weekend in August, you need to be going north. That was lucky!
Having finished packing up the car with what seemed to be three times as much as we brought with us - how come it fit getting here, and doesn't on our way back? - we added a trip to a supermarket to fill up with cheap booze and Baci chocolates - ah that explains it!
Marco turned ...
... be sure to check out the pictures by browsing the gallery below. I've made comments on many of them to provide context. Enjoy!!
Travel Pro-tip: Picking up a sim card in Italy is easy and reasonably priced. 35 Euros for enough data and minutes to get us through the entire trip. Having access to Google Maps, Trip Advisor, and translation on the go make everything easier.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility