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... and in spite of the roads, at times, being narrow, windy and steep,
Corinne performed well as a driver and we arrived safely without any dings or
We booked into a campsite on the banks of Lake Verbano, fed
the local ducks and braaied in a slight rain storm.
... and departing for Monza from here last Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday! Today, we continue our travels in Italy and head north to Como! Except for a little confusion just prior to our trains departure, the last three coaches needed to be empty but no TrenItalia staff informed the passengers until the last minute. So, we all had to quickly move to other coaches closer to the front. But, we departed on time, 13:10 hrs and arrived in Como on time at 13:46 hrs. Only ...
Train back to Milan today. Stumbled on the Milan War Memorial an impressive monument in a lovely setting surrounded by a colonnade. Did not realise what it was at first until we down to a huge multi level crypt below quite moving to see all the names of the soldiers just so many of them.
Nearby was the Basilica S. Ambrogio that we were on our way to see. It is a Romanesque church built around 376-386 and one of the most ancient in Milan.
Perfect sunny day today so decided to visit more of the towns up the lake.
Caught the bus up to Bellagio where it turned out a Ferrari club was staying. The array of toys in the hotel car park was fairly impressive.
Then took the ferry to a fishing village called Varenna for a look & on to Tremazzo on the opposite side of the lake. There was a pretty swish hotel with a floating pool & lakeside bar. ...
... building is absolutely massive.
We made our way through the old centre towards the Duomo & stumbled on the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II a very swish mall with a soaring vaulted glass roof. Gordon had some fun in there at the Mercedes store. Then on to the Duomo - the third largest church in the world apparently & kind of hard to believe they get much bigger than this. Didn't see much point in trying to take photos as it ...