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Isole di Brissago

Ever since Karsten saw a book about Swiss Botanic Gardens at work, he had the desire to visit the islands of Brissago which are located in the Lago Maggiore, about 20 minutes by boat from Locarno. 426 more words



2-10 August 2014

Lugano is Paradise.  No wonder that the inhabitants of one of its municipalities along the lake shore have long ago decided to call it Paradiso.  925 more words


My Locarno Film Festival

What comes next is a personal account of the 67th edition of the Locarno Film Festival, that was held on August 6-16th, 2014. I was there for a long weekend, watching roughly 4 movies a day, for 3 days.  1,202 more words

13 August: European overnight rainfall

I was just looking to see how parts of France fared overnight after the dire rainfall predictions from the Met Office yesterday, and they certainly did get a soaking from a thundery low that developed overnight, typical totals of around 15 to 30 mm in central and southern regions, but nothing compared to the values we have recently seen in the NE of Scotland. 93 more words


Roman Polanski Cancels Locarno Festival Visit Following Pressure

Controversial film director, Roman Polanski has cancelled a planned visit to the ongoing Locarno Film Festival, where he was this week due to receive a prize. 204 more words

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Festival del Film Locarno

If you are in the southern part of Switzerland at the beginning of August and you like cinema, especially auteur cinema, you don’t want to miss the “ 556 more words


Locarno Film Festival

Watching a film under an open sky, enclosed within the walls of the beautiful buildings surrounding the stony piazza grande, Locarno, is an experience, residents and visitors alike, look forward to enjoying every summer. 316 more words