Set in the breathtakingly beautiful resort town of Portofino, this series is one of personal awakening in the aftermath of World War I and of the liberating influence of Italy's enchanting culture, climate and cuisine on elite British travelers. \"Hotel Portofino\" tells the story of the Ainsworth family that has relocated from Britain to open an upscale hotel on the Italian coastline.
As elite guests like the imperious Lady Latchmere check into the hotel, matriarch Bella Ainsworth tries to keep up with their constant demands. Mingling commences among guests in an exhilarating cocktail of drama, glamour and mystery at Hotel Portofino.
Bemis Brook is not very big, so Arethusa is its most impressive in the spring or after rains, when the water rushes over the ledge in a thundering torrent. But even after a dry summer, the height and sheer drop make the falls well worth the hike.
Frank's frustrated - he dispatches Stamper to Texas to see what's going on: after all, this could hurt his campaign and he needs to be back in control. Back in his hotel room, he's surprised an angry to see that Claire's clothes were hung in the closet, as the advance team didn't realise she wouldn't be coming on the trail. The spectre of Claire won't leave him even when they're apart. We also catch our first glimpse of Joel Kinnaman as charismatic Republican challenger Will Conway. We only see him in news footage this episode, but we know he'll become more important soon enough.
Claire finally talks to her mother, who chides her for not even greeting here and using the house as a hotel. It's a crackling scene between these two wonderful actresses and a deeper delve into Claire's background outlined in just one dialogue exchange. 1e1e36bf2d