Europe, North America · 11 Days · 100 Moments · November 2016

Bhavana's trip to Italy


29 November 2016

Bye πŸ‘‹ Italia ! Untill next time 😍

27 November 2016

Duomo di Milano !
Must do: Corso Vittorio Emanuele II ! I spent a lot of time shopping there ! πŸ‘—πŸ‘ πŸŽ’
Heylooo Milan streets ! Going to Duomo di Milano πŸ•
These beautiful old streets

26 November 2016

Roaming in Corso Como. Loads of bars and good restaurants. Try Risotto ala milanese. Its not so great but I saw it only in milan menus
Our trip is almost coming to an end 😞In a ferry to Napoli to catch our flight to Milan !
Capri Tips ! Must must do it in summer. Our host showed us photos of swimmin in Blue Grotto, Green grotto. Wow 😳! I want to do that. You still have the best views and experiences but you cant get into water. Its a cute place which needs two full days to roam !
Capri center has every famous brand 😳😳 Prada, Miu Miu, Bvlgari, Louis Vuitton, Valentino, Gucci, Armani 😳 Waiting for the 🚌 to M. Grande to catch the ferry.
After roaming in Capri center, drove to Marina Piccola.
No time to write journi in the past 3 days 😬Sooo much to see and no time ⏰⏰⏰⏰
Via Tragara - You can see Capri's Faraglioni Sea stacks from this place.
Tragaro
Rented a 🏍🏁 Since I drove a scooter after such a long time, this ride gave me the best memories 😍
Monte Salaro after reaching the top in cable car.
Cable car in Anacapri ! Views from the ride were so pristine!

25 November 2016

Love this picture #noreason
Climbed all the way up !
View of capri from villa san michele !
First πŸ‘€ of Capri while waiting to take 🚌 to Anacapri
On the way to capri in β›΄
Harbor in Sorrento was a torture to find πŸ˜₯πŸ˜₯πŸ˜₯We walked so much !
Taking a 🚌 from positano to sorrento. Its just 6 euros for two. Whereas if you hire a taxi, its 60 euros. If you have packed light, you can easily walk to bus station
Amalfi Coast, Positano tips Book Casa cosenza (vinitas suggestion). It has the best view to wake up to. I posted tons of pictures of the bedroom view already 😜Its very affordable and close to all places. This stop is super relaxing. So plan it after a hectic road trip or after visiting cities where you have to roam from morning till eve to cover all places of your choice. Many restaurant options. So plan ahead where you want to have your lunch and dinner. Also when we went, some good restaurants are closed so planning is more important in summer. Casa cosenza charges for beach towels 20 euros for 2. Pack light so that you dont have to pay porters.
Bye Bye Amalfi ! All set for capri 😘
Last πŸ‘€ of Amalfi 😞
Finally β˜”οΈ But we are extremely lucky to come in nov and experience rains only during the last leg of the trip.

24 November 2016

Night scenes while walking to the dinner 🍴 place
Art everywhere! I really wanted to buy this one but they were ridiculously expensive 😼What did I expect 😹
Can't not have Gelato 🍧
Full on Pout practice πŸ‘»
S.H.O.P.P.I.N.G streets πŸ˜»πŸ™€
Posing at every πŸšͺ possible ! Every door is unique and designed to perfection πŸ‘
All set to hit the stairs of Positano
Ristorante Mediterraneo - Food was tasty. Reasonably priced.
Drinks and Restorante La Pergola ! Chilling at the beach till 7 PM befor Dinner
You cannot capture all the beauty as seen by the naked eye ! ^^ My feelings after roaming and chillin in Amalfi. This is one place I am going to come back for sure 😍
Sitting in the balcony sipping my β˜•οΈοΈ
This room reminds me of the Airbnb we had in Puerto Rico. I just dont feel like stepping out. But 🌊 sounds are tempting !
This place is good for breakfast ! Vishu didnt like it as he didn't get his omlettes :D
Goooooood morning. So tired from yesterday. I dont feel like getting up πŸ˜‘ This rooms views are just brilliant. That picture is taken from πŸ›Œ

23 November 2016

Arrived in Casa Cosenza (home for two nights in amalfi) ! As vinita mentioned it is really worth every penny. The private balcony has amazing views. I have to wait for the morning views ☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️
Next stop: Naples !
Morning 6 AM till 6 PM Drove almost 400 KMs in Tuscany πŸš— to witness β˜€οΈ rise to πŸŒ… #hittheroad #neverstop
Nothing fancy near Leaning tower of pisa. Get a picture, get into the tower if you want. Get out.
Cinque De Terre Tips: You can cover Riomaggiore, Manarola and Varanezza in a day. Try to rent a small vehicle, we had a big car and it was a bit hard. Also on a side note, if you are scared of winding roads like me, there are train stations at all three places with a good frequency. Park your car somewhere and hit the villages :) I wish someone told me this. Also the spots to take good photos cannot be reached by google maps. You need to figure it out by climbing multiple paths if you go in off-season. Otherwise crowds will guide you :)
Ok one decent still near the tower.
Leaaaaaaaning tower of pisa :)
Vernazza ! I liked Manarola more than this. Vernazza views are more pretty in a picture.
Manarola ❀️
Rays of hope πŸŒ…
My flowy flowy skirt πŸ’ƒπŸ» It was a bit hard to trek with this long skirt, but when i saw it in Macy's I wanted to wear it to Cinque De Terre or Amalfi πŸ™ƒβ˜ΊοΈ
This hidden city is Riomaggiore πŸ™ƒ we didnt get a chance to visit it from close quarters:/
Driving at 6 AM. We never woke up at 5 to do anything but for drive in Tuscany during β˜€οΈ! Yes we can :) Got ready by 6:30 and we were out if the Airbnb.
Sunrise in Tuscany roads (A11)

22 November 2016

Fishing 🎣 Lab Best food i had so far in the past 4 days. Ordered Octopus πŸ™ Cordon Bluff and Fried Anchovies as starters. Octopus was very tasty πŸ˜‹ Ordered Codfish with chickpea cream and rosemary ! Best dish πŸ˜‹ For vishu we ordered some soup which cane with Mussels on top. Lol he πŸ‘€ at it for 5 minutes. Tried one of those things and gave both the dishes to me πŸ˜† He had a bottle of wine for dinner. Liquid diet yo 😬
These firenze streets are sooo pretty !
Their fashion ❀️😍😳
I am loading up on Gelato in all possible places :P
Piazza Del Duomo ! Magnificent β›ͺ️
Heylo Firenze !
Random Piazza !
Venice Tips: Try arriving in venice by 1 PM, you will be able to cover majority of the places by night 8 PM. Since its fall now, sun sets by 5:30 so we decided to spend the night there and roam again in the morning. Perks of staying there at night - you can roam as long as you want in rialto and explore multiple eateries. Try staying close to rialto bridge. Its very convenient to walk everywhere.
Bye Bye Venice ! Next stop: Florence !
The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark β›ͺ️
My favorite click of the day !
Morning scenes from venice !

21 November 2016

Came back to the room fully energized πŸ™ƒπŸ™ƒ
Just staring down from Rialto bridge !
Dinner in Trattoria Al Ponte Del Megio. I ordered Ravioli with truffles (A kind of mushroom which is only available in Nov) and pumpkin πŸŽƒ sauce. The pumpkin sauce was out of the world ! Vishu ordered Sardine in saor. Its fried onions with sardines 🐳
This place was recommended to us by Mike (vishus colleague) This place is open from 7 PM to 10:30 PM only 😳 Also you need to get reservation beforehand. We tried but even the seats outside were reserved 😐 Tip: Reserve the table a week in advance.
Gelato everywhere
Outfit of the day πŸ‘—β˜ΊοΈ
Gondola times 😍
Affordable and their breakfast had so many options. Also this is very close to Rialto square where we spent most of our time.
First πŸ‘€ of venice 😍
Taking a ferry to Hotel Giorgione
Next stop: VENEZIA (venice) 😍
Varenna ❀️
Day 2: Went to Punta Spartivento. The spot at the north of Bellagio peninsula where you can have a gaze of Y shaped Lake comi. Bad luck. It is raining today. Couldnt spot much.

20 November 2016

Back to Airbnb. Ate in Ristorante Pizzeria Carillon. Nothing fancy. Should do a better job of finding restaurants 😐
Random. Ferry ride back to Bellagio
Among all the villages Varenna is my favorite. Each village has its own characteristic. Varenna is a fishing village with stairs leading to houses and restaurants. Tremezzo was ok. There were two villas (one was in lenno). We went to Villa carlotta. Since we both are not museum types πŸ˜†we finished it in 30 mins 😬Also not having English descriptions beside the art and sculptures helped it πŸ™ƒ
Varenna beauty ❀️
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My fav shot of the day ☺️
β›΄ to Varenna from Bellagio ! Village hopping Bellagio-varenna-Tremezzo ! Tip: you can transport your car in the ferry. We didn't know that.
Waiting to take the ferry in Bellagio 😍
Scenes during drive to Majola πŸ‡¨πŸ‡­
Scenes while coming back from Soglio back to Italy. I couldnt take more as vishu was driving on highway and he cannot stop in between 😐 The BEST drive i have ever taken. I have yo thank vinita for this awesome tip. It was greeen for some time then it became a little yellow and the we took a sudden detour to go to Maloja palace as vinita mentioned that place. It was soooo dreamy with snow and winding roads. Honestly I couldn't capture the beauty ! It was so breathtaking taht i threw my phone aside and gave up taking photos. Trying to store all these memories in my tiny brain 🐳
No words ! H.E.A.V.E.N
Random. In Soglio
Drive to Soglio is foggy ! Maybe its better in summer.
🐐 obstructing our way :)
Caffe Mastai ! Loading up on caffeine
Couldnt sleep past 3 AM. Woke up. Got dressed πŸ™ƒ Driving to Soglio in switzerland 😍

19 November 2016

Such a cute AirBnb place ❀️❀️❀️I love it 😍
Scenes on our way to Bellagio, a small town near lake como. 🏑 for next two days !
From the first look.. Milan looks so much like Pune to me πŸ™ƒπŸ³
Landed in Malpensa airport (MXP). Taking train to Milano Centrale Railway Station.