Travel Blogs from Stresa
I took the train to Stresa, via Milan, which is located on Lake Maggiore (west of Lake Como). The ride was very comfortable. The first leg was with a couple from Australia and the Milan to Stresa leg was with a couple from Norway. They have a daughter in school in Boulder and she is on the Norway national shi team with hopes for the Olympics. The …
... stop. Just as we got going...I got that all too familiar tickle on my leg and then up pops another HUGE spider; well I must have terrified Ernie because my legs ended up almost in his lap! Somehow I managed to put a cloth over it and chuck it out of the window...and still keep the cloth. Girls you would have been proud of me..! Good trip, we even managed to get the vignette without any problems. We are now ...
... by bus to pick up the x-ray disc. This was surprisingly easy. There seem to be no counters beyond the front entrance to the hospital, so one just wanders around and grabs anyone with an ID badge and gabble about Mio Madre and her broken arm and wave the paperwork. Eventually somebody went and got somebody who went and got somebody else and they disappeared for a while and bought the disc. An interesting experience.
Moved to Como this morning. Mum had been out with the group for dinner last night and was not at all happy. Mum does not drink at all and many of the rest of the group do, so she felt left out of the general jollity and was not in a mood to put ...
... surprise, his mother was waiting in the apartment to greet us too! She was lovely, spoke about as much English as we do Italian!, but made sure he covered everything in his intro to this lovely apartment! She had a couple of bowls of chips out for us, a bowl of fresh fruit, homemade limoncello in the fridge as well as milk and a bottle of bubbly! They actually had covered everything you could want in a self-contained apartment right down to details like small quantities ...
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