Hotel Villa Carlotta
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... s, crazy parking (we never parked on a corner or double parked so we are clearly not locals!) snowy mountain roads and everything in between. I must admit, I was relieved to sign it back in. We have checked in at an Airport hotel tonight to save us having to drive through the "traffico intenso" tomorrow morning. It is almost goodbye Italy, for now ...
After Cinque Terre, we continued north to a city called Como, on the border of Italy and Switzerland. Never heard of it before but we wanted to have one more stop before reaching Lucerne so this seemed interesting enough to go to.
We found a small hotel in the part of the city we wanted to be based out of - about a 30 minute walk from the train station and close to the waterfront ...
... so the views weren’t typical of most days I’ve been in this area but were pretty nice none the less.
Most impressive was the many small houses in the mountain villages. Many were for sale, very small and boarded up for the winter. I suspect not many people live there year-round.
I’d love to go back in summer but I probably won’t take the ...
... was spectacular and depressing. Leaving my dreams of Prada, Chanel, and every other high street brand you can ever think of, behind.
Lunch was fabito! We had pizza in a little pizzeria that played songs of Woody Allen films, what a classic! Ellen also told me to try a very thick hot chocolate, which basically turned out to be chocolate soup. Still delicious.
Then was the time to get very very lost. With both of us not having explored Milano before this was exciting ...
... came our way - hundreds of people, all standing in the main concourse, staring up at the main information board waiting for their train information to appear and then running for the platform, some at the last minute! We joined the crowd, mouths open I am sure, to stare endlessly at the board until, 20 minutes before due departure date and the train information was still not displayed on the board, we went to ask at the information centre. After standing In a ...