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Italy, Stresa

Had a very lazy two days in Stresa on Lake Maggiore at another charming hotel – where the doors and walls in the rooms are hand painted, the view is gorgeous and nice treats appear each evening. 60 more words


Mamma Mia!

Somehow, without planning it this way, I have a near-constant stream of amici e famiglia coming to join me for a slice of the action until the end of September. 1,694 more words


Vuorta ylös ja alas, kävellen

Kävelystä on kasvanut meille intohimon kokoinen nautinto. Parikymmentä vuotta sitten kokeilimme, että jaksamme kiivetä Stresan

keskustasta asunnolle. Se oli kodin hankinnan edellytys. Jaksamme edelleen parinkymmenen minuutin uurastuksen mäkeä ylös jopa kevyehkön kauppakassin kanssa. 691 more words


If You Question Your Sanity, You’re Not Alone 🤡

I have been questioning my sanity for the last two years more than the last 30 combined.

One question I always ask “why can’t I settle with a normal 9–5 job, start a family and go to the cinema on the weekend?” 437 more words


Isole Borromee, Italy (Day 23)

Last night, Chris mentioned today was a holiday in Switzerland: the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul. This holiday, celebrated on this day, is only observed by this small region of Switzerland (Ticino) and some South American countries. 973 more words


Italia Quattro: Lombardy

Having previously posted a blog in 2013 about our trip to Switzerland (Cœur des Alpes), it was remiss of me not to complete the story. 1,007 more words