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... brought could stay, we had one in each car. So, if we now had all the extra space in the cars created by leaving one suitcase and a few other items, how come the cars were still fuller for the journey home, than the one down here? How does that work?
Anyway, before we left town, there was just time for The WAG to drop one more clanger, as usual, she hadn't realised what she'd done, until the old boy pointed it out.
She had gone in to town for sundry ...
... challenge was finding the escalators down to next level and passport control. Not easy to see from where I was. There was no fast track line as I had been led to believe, and know there is at Sydney. So challenge number three was to stand in line behind 3 20somethings with EU passports, who didn't want to loose their place in my queue by going to the EU passport line where there was no one ...
... was out and we got a glimpse of what Como must really be like in the summer. It was marvelous and the town Duomo in the centre was a sight to see. We wandered around the streets taking in all we missed over the last two days and sat outside a café eating Croissants and drinking orange juice people watching. The bus wasn’t coming until 1 30 so we went for another stroll along the lakeside and took in all the views. Watched water planes take off on adventures around ...
... so much so that after a few nights here, we decided it was better to pop back into Italy to go out for dinner rather than getting stitched up in Swiss Francs.
That being said, this place is stunning, a very similar lake to Como, but more modern and much more lively. The promenade along the lake front is full of manicured gardens, full of sculptures and other art, paddle boats, ferries, hire boats etc. Lugano itself is a decent sized city and has some ...
... And they got paid, too.
We happily returned to the hotel to pack and go. But there was one final sting in the tale.
Whilst the GLW was sorting things out in Red in the hotel car park, a large black BMW parked alongside made a dreadful hash of reversing out of its space, and managed to scrape along the back of Red. Understandably flustered by the incident, the GLW dropped the pile of things she was holding. Including the satnav. Red was fine, the BMW ...