They say there’s no free lunch. Well there aren’t any cheap ones either if you’re in Switzerland.
The train trip over the alps from Italy to Switzerland was supposed to be a high point of our trip – you got that didn’t you? “High” point?
It’s nice to stay somewhere that’s real. Varenna is real.
Our new best friend Mirko is smiling and talking about our next destination. “Ahh – Varenna. It is lovely si? I wisha to go there myself some a day.”
Two things you don’t do in Venice – take a gondola ride, and poke someone in the eye. The first is way too expensive and the second, well, if you make a Venetian blind, they hang you (boom boom).
We don’t usually go to art auctions, but we did today. It’s one of those “sea days” when the ship is sailing along and there is nothing to look at but the horizon and the occasional piece of wave tossed styrofoam.
As the great philosopher Pythagorosticus once said, “it’s all a matter of perspective.”