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Postcard from Bergamo, Italy: Bidding Italy ciao, for now

These parting shots from the historic hilltop town of Bergamo represent the end delayed deliveries from this past summer’s trip….

Finally posting them would sadden me were it not for two facts: 1) We know we will return to Italy. 18 more words


Lovely Laveno

The spring has struck in Italy. The change in the season has seemingly shocked my system! In England we have failed to differentiate seasons properly for some years now – mild precipitation blending the seasons into one. 340 more words


Postcard from Bergamo, Italy: A few faces

Again, a random collection of enduring faces encountered wandering around the streets and plazas of Bergamo.

Lions – the symbol of the Venetian Republic – are abundant. 33 more words


Postcard from Bergamo, Italy: Post-or-pre-dated reflections on the arrival of spring?

Bergamo in Lombardy, Italy, is gorgeous, but it is getting short shrift. It fell at the tail end of our travels this past summer, and, apparently, its postcards were left stampless, arriving via an extremely slow boat. 17 more words


The Jewel of Lombardy

Just a stone’s throw away from the bustling Milan, you will find yourself in an idyllic scenery where deep blue lake set in the shadow of snow-covered Alps, hemmed in by steep, wooded hills and dotted by colourful houses, exquisite villas and palaces. 922 more words


The hidden stage from Mantua

We woke up early in the morning on our 9th day on the road. We already had visited Zurich, Lugano, Lake Como… 572 more words

Train Trip