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Peaceful and Lovely on the Lake - Santa Caterina del Sasso

Another great day out for us was an afternoon visit to Santa Caterina del Sasso.  The Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso, perched on its “balcony” overlooking the Borromeo Gulf, is one of the most intriguing historical sites on Lake Maggiore… 431 more words


Lake Maggiore, An Italian Jewel

May 30, 2014

Photo by: Sveva Marcangeli

Eurotrip Day 1:

Stresa, Isole Borromeo, Intra & Cannobio – Lake Maggiore

Woke up at 8 and got breakfast in a little Café called Bar Rosso in the small characteristic town of Feriolo that overlooked the entire lake with a beautiful view of all the Borromeo Islands. 731 more words


On running my first half marathon ever

Back in 2011 when I started running, I only ever wanted to be able to run 5kms comfortably. It took me two years of loving-hating-loving running to get to that 5 km point. 1,295 more words

Simply Living

Retirees go Abroad - Lake Como Italy -Two out of Three (marvels) ain’t bad

Retirees go Abroad – Lake Como Italy

Two out of Three (marvels) ain’t bad

It’s Wednesday. Roberto and Sue are off to the Dolomites. We are going in the opposite direction to Lake Maggiore and the three marvels of Maggiore – Isola Madre, Isola Bella and Isola Pescatore. 1,690 more words

Italy - Lake Como

America, Abroad

Since I’m part of an American and Canadian Studies department, I guess I can call myself an ‘Americanist’ now. And America seems to be on my mind a lot, wherever I go. 600 more words