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Travel Blogs from Molina di Ledro
... back for the hair treatment. The bad thing about the hairdresser only speaking German is that I had to remain most of the time as translator, there are only so many magazine you can look at. Anyway four hours later the magic was done, I was expecting a horrific bill of over €200 but it was only 90 a bargain. Great dinner then to bed. 30.10.14 Up early packed the bags and off on our trip to Cortona in Tuscany, no avoiding the Autostrada today, ...
... After lunch the 5 of us went for a boat ride around Lake Garda which was beautiful. The captain even let each of the boys have a turn steering the boat which they thought was pretty cool. We were then going to go and have a look through a castle but it closed at 1pm! We didn't realize this and got there at 1.30pm. Oh well! We had dinner at the cafe downstairs from our hotel with John Daniela, and then when back to our rooms to pack up ready to head to ...
... The number of cars heading into the car park was insane! This time of year Gardland is only open on the weekends. We got a map and it took us a little while to sort out the best way to proceed. As it was a really busy some of the wait times for rides were over 30 minutes, but there were express passes you could buy so that you could jump the queue. It was working out which passes to get for who which was tricky as the passes ranged in price from 12-50 euros each ...
... the old castle
gates and another bar or two. At the end of a lovely day, we hiked
back to the hotel and sat on the roof top watching the sun drop in
the sky while drinking Prosecco. Our evening meal was in the pizza
restaurant near the hotel again. Unfortunately the friendly waiter
was not there again.
Having waited ten years
to see the Italian lakes, we were not disappointed. What a wonderful
... it was a wonderfully
attractive place, soon confirmed as we walked into the cobbled
streets border with cafés and shops. We spotted the ferry berth and
the approaching 1960s hydrofoil, straight out of a James Bond film.
We suddenly realised that we could make it after all and dashed to
the ticket office to get our hop-on hop-off all day tickets. The
boat paused briefly as we boarded and took off on a two hour trip to
the top of the lake. The waves rolling down ...