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The Swiss End Of Lake Maggiore

One of my favourite pastimes, whether I’m in holiday planning mode or not, is to study maps and destinations and try to work out what would be a possible itinerary for future travels! 1,250 more words


The holy sanctuary of Madonna del Sasso

Perched on the rocky hills of Orselina dominating over the charming town of Locarno in the Italian speaking part of Switzerland is the sanctuary of Madonna del Sasso (Our Lady of the Rock) It was built in the 15th century following a vision of Mary by Bartolomeo d’Ivrea a Franciscan monk. 425 more words


Europe in a jiffy! (Part 6 of 7: Rolling, the Italian way)

This day was my much-awaited itinerary as I would be going back to Ticino and also to Milan.
The two days will be an Italian tour… 827 more words


Locarno to Pay Tribute to Sam Peckinpah With Complete Retro

ROME — The Locarno Film Festival will pay tribute to Sam Peckinpah with a complete retrospective of the maverick Hollywood director’s works, which include landmark Western “The Wild Bunch,” once called the “Citizen Kane” of the Vietnam generation, and other groundbreaking films such as “Straw Dogs,” “Ride the High Country” and “Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid.” 218 more words


4th Ascona Film Festival : Julian Martin's official selection 2015

4th Ascona Film Festival

Ascona Film Festival, the international short film festival organized exclusively via internet, is proud to announce the official selection for its 4th edition, which will be held from Thursday February 26th through Saturday February 28th, 2015, in the Event Hall of Hotel Ascona on the Monte Verità in Ascona. 283 more words

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Thinking architecture, feeling landscape III

A cold morning in Locarno:  palms in the street and snowy mountains in the background. This is Switzerland!

We continued our architecture hunt. One of the higlights was definitelly Centro di formazione  professionale in Gordola. 15 more words