We’ve travelled to the European continent and find ourselves in a small little village in the town of Varenna, Italy on beautiful Lago di Como. This little town is only about a mile long, most consisting of restaurants, hotels, and high end exclusive homes, all along the water. Life is quiet here, and people come to relax and unwind by the lake, swim in the cool crystal waters, and enjoy boating. The lake is not very wide, which makes it oh so nice to look across at all the cute little other lakeside towns, but it’s long, so there are many car ferries taking autos from one side to the other.
Hotel Royal Victoria, where we are staying, in right in the center of town next to the village’s charming church, which chimes the dawn of the day at 6am with its ancient bells resonating through the town. Our room overlooks the lake and is a perfect spot to enjoy the serenity and color of this place.