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Drawing Blancs: Three From Marlborough

You can slice them and dice them, rank them and spank them, praise them or raze them, but there are really only three region on the planet that regularly produce Sauvignon Blanc of any true splendor—the Loire, Bordeaux and Marlborough, New Zealand. 1,009 more words


Arona/Milan 2015

Benvenuto in Italia!

We decided to reprise our 2014 visit and met Chelsea, Chris, Matt and Jenny in Arona, May 2015.  Located in the Lake District of Northern Italy, Arona is located on Lake Maggiore, a beautiful and picturesque lake set at the south side of the Alps.  416 more words

Island in the Sun - Roque del Conde

More walking to be done. Down in the SW corner are a couple of prominent rocky peaks around 1000m high that dominate the skyline from PdlA. 636 more words


Rocca Borromeo di Angera, Italy

It took me quite a while to get to the other side of the Lake Maggiore to investigate the castle I could see from my favorite town of Arona. 232 more words