Please remember, we are currently in vacation mode. What you will see below and hear about is not real life. No one lives like this. It’s all make believe.
Woken this morning by the chime of the church bells and the deep base of the party music. Wait, what? It began promptly with the 6am chime of the bells and was coming from the same general direction as the thumping late last night. Surely the partiers didn’t wake up at the crack ready to carry on. I’m guessing there’s either a rebel Sunday morning aerobics class or a very prompt cleaning lady with some groove. We’ll see what tomorrow morning brings.
Regardless of what time you wake, there really is no prettier place for the morning coffee.
Today’s outing was to the town of Gandria, just east of Lugano. It’s a lovely walk down to the lake and along the cobblestone pathways and never ending staircases. It was hot today, 32 with not a cloud in the sky. (Honestly, I feel for you all in Alberta and am cringing at the news of the terrible wet & cold. But I fully understand and accept the f-off sentiment you are thinking.)
The route to Gandria is so pretty and so, so hot. Luckily, thanks to the apparent demise of the Fischer Ristorante & Hotel, we found a private swimming hole.
Once sufficiently cooled off we carried on along the scenic trail to Gandria.
Once in Gandria we found Popsicles and beverages which made us all happy.
And just so you aren’t considering cancelling me from your friends profile, I should point out there was a certain domestic sense to my day too. In that I’m still a week away for my turn to do laundry at the apartment, we packed all our dirty laundry here. Classy, I know. it just so happens that my laundry setting is this…