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Travel Blogs from Varenna
... unreal, sun is fierce and not a breath of wind. Afternoons on the balcony are the order of the day, listening to all the birds shouting at each other and arguing over bread dropped on the floor at the cafe by the lake.
Only downside is having to wait until 7 till the restaurants open. Not easy for two gluttons like us. Had a rubbish meal first night too which is enough to put us in a bad mood for about a week. Italy almost done. ...
... amazing. They are very starchy, but have a great flavour. We ate so many we actually got, what we called, chestnut cramps; a painful cramp in the stomach resultant of too many chestnuts in too short a period of time. We split into two groups at one point and had a hitchhiking race, which I have to admit, Michael and I failed miserably. For punishment we had to buy Rachel and Steve a three course meal from a grocery store. Might I add, it was pretty ...
Weather: Sunny and mid-70's during the day, with cool mid-50's in the evening.The weather has definitely shifted and all of a sudden it feels like the beginning of fall. It's perfect hiking weather. On this day, we decided to take the hike I had researched before we left. This was supposed to be Amy's birthday 'morning' hike - but after looking at how long it might take us and given the other things we decided to do on her actual birthday (which would be ...
Weather: Sunny, mid-70's, a beautiful day. After 3 nights at Relais San Bruno, it was so hard to leave this part of Italy. We really loved where we were staying and didn't feel like we had enough time to explore the area or the grounds where we were staying. But, it is definitely a good reason to return! We had a 12:00pm train to catch out of Florence which was about a 90 minute drive from Tuscany. It was a Sunday morning so I wasn't too concerned ...
... took photos with the group. Back on the bus to the hotel in Lake Maggiore (called Grand Dino), back by 4.30pm, rest the out to a restaurant nearby for dinner with a few of the group, Peter had seafood pasta and I had vegetarian cannelloni. Bought bracelets for gifts back home, walked through to the sister hotel ...