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Our home this week is just outside of the city centre of Lugano only about 30 minutes drive from Lake Como. Switzerland was a little confusing to begin with, they are not part of the EU, they have their own currency, they have their own power plugs, everyone here speaks Italian, and if they don't speak that, they speak German, and if they don't speak that they speak some other lingo, but fortunately they seem to have a reasonably handle on English too. It is also ...
Pottered about the little town of Pella near to where we are staying. Sat on wooden bench on quayside scoffing a gelato each like oldies do apparently. Delightful. Have now planned next step over the Simplon pass to stay in a small hotel in Chamonix, hoping to see Mont Blanc before the weather closes in. From there working our way back to the channel coast over 4-5 days. All fine and jalopy holding up so far - touch wood. Love to you all again. ...
... looking frescos dating back to the 1470's, and again you were respectfully asked not to photograph them, unless of course you were American. Then on to Orta again where we were yesterday and where today we could not resist the same restaurant with the mesmerising view. Forgot to mention dinner last night which was in a waterfront restaurant in Pella, a walk downhill of about 1.5 ...
The most beautiful so far! And we have a really nice apartment this time. Rather traumatic drive here though as it was our first fairly prolonged exposure on this holiday to the infamous autostrada system around Milan. Bit like midlands M6 on steroids. No really hairy moments but a few expletives involuntarily uttered by one of us (well me actually) and apologised for! Flipping toll ...
... They could probably have mended Red in the time it had taken us to debate the issue.
And finally, finally, the mechanics cracked and gave in. The decisive moment was when the senior man realised that Red would probably not make it back to the UK. He shook his head and realised that he had really no option but to help. So, agreement was reached, and the GLW virtually threw the car keys at the man before he could change his mind. They would look at Red tomorrow and ring us ...