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Europe » Italy » Lombardy » Lake Como October 15th 2006

We added text and photos to Venezia. Sorry we didn't check in during the Como days. The Internet spots were in Como; we were 15 minutes away by boat, so didn't make the time to blog. The photos hardly do justice to the beauty of Lago di Como. The mountains just pop up out of the water; little villages built into the hillsides. The best transportation seems to be by boat - certainly the most enjoyable. It's low season now, so there are very few tourists in Cernobbio. We love the slowness of the area. We called the "dock boy" Ricco Suavé because he was so full of himself. He worked about 10 minutes of every hour and disappeared until 5 minutes before the next boat. It took about a little over an hour by the ... read more
Hotel Regina Olga
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Europe » Italy » Lombardy » Lake Como August 18th 2006

Listen to GPS We have now lived in Munich one month short of a year. The entire time, we have been procrastinating about renting a car. We don't own one, you see, and we told ourselves that we would rent one from time to time if we wanted to go somewhere not accessible to public transportation. The thing is, we don't know our way around, and it seemed pretty complicated. Highways aren't numbered even and odd for east and west - they have names like Mittler Ring and A-14, A-52, A-36... And the highways and roads change names so often that by the time you figure out which one you're on, you're not on it anymore. But, there comes a time when you just have to take a chance. We tried to calm our fears by ... read more
Kaanosaurus in his baby cot
View from Bellagio
Lake Como

Europe » Italy » Lombardy » Lake Como July 24th 2006

Pictures from my time with Kim & Shane...... read more
Picking up Our Rental Car at Malpensa
Swiss Border
Shane & Kim

Europe » Italy » Lombardy » Lake Como July 16th 2006

Just half an hour from noisy, bustling Milan, Lake Como is a jewel-like oasis of tranquillity, a magical combination of lush Mediterranean foliage and snowy alpine peaks. Como is a lake of glacial origin in Lombardy, Italy and is the third largest lake in Italy. ... read more
Exposition of Fiats 500
Lake Como
Lago di Commo




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