Travel Blogs from Gravedona
... and I had to nurse it home. It had been giving me trouble for 10 days or so and I thought it was my fault for letting the fuel get too low and therefore the dirty stuff at the bottom had upset it. It turned out to be some computerised part that needed to be reset. On Friday we went to Ventimiglia markets. We tried going by car but after going up the mountain to the entrance to the A8 I realised I couldn’t trust it to go all that way so we drove to the ...
We have breakfast on the Terrace that provides us with a great view of Lake Como, the sun is shining, a family of swans are swimming past. The breakfast spread is good, coffee is good, ah Bellagio it is everything we expected. As the shops are not open we decide on a walk around to Punta Spartivento or Point where the Wind divides, or to you the Point of the Peninsular. It provides great views to both sides of Lake Como to Varenna to the East and Managgio to the West.
It's nice to stay somewhere that’s real. Varenna is real.
We chose this place more or less by accident. We had a few days to kill between ending our cruise in Venice and catching a plane in Zurich, and had heard the Italian lakes district is worth seeing. All the reviews pointed to Bellagio – set on a lake, quaint narrow pathways climbing between old houses. But, Bellagio doesn’t have a train station. Enter Varenna. This little town of ...
... seeing she had been so helpful I gave her the 70 cents change, but was she grateful of my generosity, no way, so I probably carry a Gypsy Curse with me now.
Soon we are heading out of Milan and make our way up into the mountains for the 55 minute ride to Varenna where we will catch a ferry to Bellagio. The views are spectacular and all is going fantastico as we pull into Varenna until two stupid Poms don't know how to open the ...
... local atmosphere.”
All is forgiven when we walk out on to the rooftop terrace of Casa Stacy. The views of Lake Como are indeed amazing. Just then, the bell of the church next door starts to chime. “No problem. It only chimes on the hour and the half hour.” As I write this, the party is warming up downstairs. Someone has found a huge bass drum. The bells are chiming but – we have a lovely ...
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