Starhotels Cristallo Palace
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- Continental Breakfast
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... the lake, bought a hopper pass for €15 each to travel to Bellagio. Whilst waiting we got chatting to a lovely couple from Cambridge, Edwina and Peter who are staying at our hotel too for their 30th wedding anniversary. Bellagio is exquisite, just how I imagine an Italian town. Tall buildings with lots of windows and balconies, flowers, people drinking wine at cafés along the street, unique shops selling handbags, clothes and jewellery. So pretty. ...
... to an end at the right time as we're looking forward to some home cooked meals. Our next destination was Bellagio, by way of ferry across the lake. Upon arrival into the jetty we saw a diving board and ladder in the lake, meaning during summer you swim out from the harbour, climb up the ladder and dive back in off the board. It's hard to think of this as a summer destination as we sit surrounded by low cloud and temps in the mid teens? We had ...
... artists. Crossing the Lecco section of the lake we viewed Varenna to the east, Cadenabbia on the western shore looking at villas, gardens and palazzo's. We reached Villa Balbianello, now a part of the Italian Natioal Trust, formerly the home to Italian explorer Guido Monzino. The gardens were impressive (used in the Star Wars movie) as was the collection of books and artefacts he ...
... family Roberto, Carlo and Raymondo. They had a fruit trees in their garden and we got to pick fresh apricots whenever we liked. At the end of our street we had a beautiful old church with a tall bell tower that rung every half an hour. Roberto and family lived in the lower city. The upper city or Citta Alta was built by the Venetian's in the 17th Century. It was built high in the mountains and was surrounded by a big wall to protect the fortress in the middle. ...
... painting, Leonard developed a new paint formula and technique so he could take his time (frescoes are done on wet plaster and done in hours) and perfect his message over several years. It's hard to explain why it is so special but it really is. It is a painting of a moment, the moment Jesus announces that he will be betrayed (not really about his last meal) and they apostles reaction. The variety of ages of the apostles was ...