Travel Blogs from Stresa
... 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 ...
... return our security deposit, and to call Jane "the perfect wife" - not like those Nowegians from a couple of weeks ago who left such a terrible mess.
As we made our way further and further north, we soon lost count of the number of miles a stationary traffic going in the other direction.
We had planned a stop in Modena for lunch, but unable to easily find somewhere nice, we finally ended up in a ...
... hard to choose. We decided to get the fast boat back and got on the rapido service which took just over an hour. We walked back to our hotel via another gelati shop, the same one from yesterday. We needed to burn off the sugar so when we got back, we got changed and went up to the rooftop pool. It was quite busy but the boys enjoyed a dip and a splash and we all cooled off and felt better for it. We got ready and went out to ...
... schnitzel but Craig’s pork was good as were the salads. Once again down by the waterside to do internet research for Milan. Whilst we have missed having internet in our apartment, it has been lovely to go down to Lake Como each day – the walk and view would be very much enjoyed in Adelaide each day. Have we got free wifi in Adelaide yet? Cernobbio would be a great place to live.
Baci a tutti from ...
... for lunch away from the main piazzas which was an excellent idea. We had an insalata/figs and goats cheese ‘primo’ together to die for. The figs were yummy as and the soft cheese even better. The Modena balsamic vinegar and olive oil made them even better. My main course of Osso Bucco with porcini mushroom sauce and polenta – yummy as. Craig had the gnocchi with gorgonzola and rucolo – bit rich for me but he had to have ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services