European Trip - Part 8

 

 

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Oh, yes, another castle... ;-)

 

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Luca and his friends in a San Giacomo cafe.

 

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Passo dello Spluga.

 

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GTS and Luca's Adventure in Montespluga.

 

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Albergo Victoria in Montespluga.

 

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The lake at the top of Passo del San Bernardino.

 

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Breakfast on the terrace in Ronco.

 

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Ronco sopra Ascona from Lago Maggiore.

 

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Brissago island.  A summer getaway turned into a botanical garden.

 

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The old villa on Brissago.

 

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This is a back yard.

 

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Walking down Ascona's narrow lanes.

 

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This grotto was a 15 minutes walk from the road...

 

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...but the view was spectacular.

 

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This is Brissago as viewed from the grotto.

 

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This square hosts the Locarno Film Festival on a giant screen in August.

 

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Locarno.

 

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Valle Maggia.

 

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This is one of many great waterfalls in Valle Maggia that you have no chance of finding without local guides...

 

Copyright GBuhacoff.   Pictures taken with Minolta Dimage X.