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I have not updated a blog in a couple of days, as it was a little slow..
Our last day at lake como we took a long hike.. One cool thing we saw was a cemetery with the view

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Some more from the hike

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The next day we drove to Milan to pick up our friends.. And later to lake Garda.. The views around the lake are very cool

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Some more from the city

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Today we drive from lake Garda to Venice… Witnessed a race between a Ferrari and a 911 turbo.

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The Ferrari won.. We went about 132mph, still could not catch up

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We arrived at Venice.. Lots of things to see..

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Also went to the top of a St. Marks campanile. Great views of the city

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More from Venice tomorrow

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After 2 weeks of travel we ran out of clean things to wear. Fortunately, there is a laundry in Veranno, however upon our visit we were told the only washing machine on the island is “rota” and “no functionale”. The other laundromat is in Bellagio, which we wanted to visit anyway. So we took a boat there..

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The views from the boat are amazing

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Once we got there we found the laundry, and for just 20 euro managed to wash 2 loads and dry 1

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Bellagio turned out to be a larger town pack with mostly american tourists

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On our way back we took some pics of our hotel from the lake, pease note the 2 inclanators and an escalator you have to take to get there

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In the afternoon we went to the “beach”.. If you can call it that.. Disappointing

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And yet another tasty Italian dinner to finish off the day

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Yesterday, after another great breakfast at Muller

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We took one last look at the hotel

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And the lake next to it

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Before going on a 300 km drive thru the Alps to lake Como (Varenna). I fully expected this to take under 4 hour… Well… Maybe not..
Some pics of the scenery

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We made a lunch stop in Switzerland.. 2 salads in 2 glasses of coke for $50,.. Wow
The town kind of looked like Colorado Rockies resort towns

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After lunch the fun road started

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We finally make it to a hotel.. The views are stunning

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A nice dinner

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And we explorer the town in the twilight

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More from lake Como to follow