Hotel Villa Carlotta
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Saturday 10 May
The road to Lake Como was fine and the countryside was pretty up until Milan. The roads here are narrow so once again it is a case of jagged rock faces, steep descents and maniac drivers.
There are so many cyclists on the roads. They are dressed in their black lycra with fluorescent stripes and patches. They look …
... night we had a few drinks at a small little bar and watched the Roma-Bologna, then went back to the terrace for some wine which was nice. I fell in love with Como because of it's location and beautiful nature that surrounded it, so I am going to rank it #2 on the list of cities I saw on this trip. The next morning (Sunday) we took a bus to Vals. Read my next post to hear about my time at Peter Zumthor's Thermal baths!
... of the walls where you could presumably throw all sorts of nasty, dangerous stuff down on the attackers. T and D decided they would throw snowball, and had a bunch of giggly fun doing that. Miss C was tired and complainy, and fell asleep for her nap in the Ergo on my back as we explored.
We drove up to the third castle, Sasso Corbaro, which we knew to be closed for the winter. T and J walked up to it to have a look, while I waited with ...
... go, since the red-eye from Newark to Milan departed at 6:30pm Eastern (4:30pm Mountain) and arrived in Milan at 8:30am CET (12:30am Mountain) - in short, it was going to be really tough for our kids to fall asleep on the flight, and if they did, they wouldn't be sleeping for long. hit So we thought we'd get real fancy... we started moving the kids slightly earlier about 2 days before departure. We have never done this before - preferring instead to let them ...
... the moment of panic meeting a car in a narrow street with no room to pass) as the views were stupendous. We had a panoramic view of the lake and the island with the mountain in the background. The church really is perched on the cliff, it drops absolutely vertically below. We came across our shepherds again, guarding their flock. The animals were all grazing in a clearing and there were a couple of shepherds standing with crooks keeping an eye on ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services