¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 than I had anticipated but is not as my fancy painted it. The shores are higher and more abrupt. There x is a suffiency [sic]of charming villas, but instead of being embowered on meadowy [sic] plains or rolling lands amid extensive parks they are perched one above another upon the mountain side with extensive views.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Our rooms are all in a row together four double rooms and a little parlor all fronting upon the Lake with a charming ^view^ of great extent, all carpeted and well furnished, only one objection, they are in the 2nd (3rd) story, but the stairways are very easy and we are to have our Breakfasts in our little parlor without the usual extra charge of ten cents each person, which will save one daily voyage. We soon discover we are again among genteel tourists, mostly Americans and English.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Being very hungry the landlord kindly serves our dinner in regular style, at 5 oclock instead of waiting for 6 ½ table d’hote, a huge dining room, red plush cushioned chairs, lace and brocade curtains. Upon the floor above is a large reading room with New York and London papers, English Books, chess, checkers and dominos which at once overjoy the children, and in the Hotel grounds is a