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A day of Gardens

Yesterday we cycled back into Stresa and caught the 9.00 water bus across the lake passing the three Borromean Island to Villa Taranto.  It is of such touristic importance it has its own water bus dock!  951 more words



Yesterday we cycled just over 7 miles to Stresa to catch the cable car up mount Mottarone.  What a fantastic trip out.  Half way up the mountain the cable car stops for you to alight and visit the Alpine Gardens which were started in the 1930’s.   171 more words


36b-Uncle Sammy & Aunt Kathie's trip to Italy-Stresa (continued)


We continue with a mini-tour of Stresa through the beautiful photos from Uncle Sammy and Aunt Kathie’s album.  Located in the North of Italy. 258 more words


36b-Summer Break: Uncle Sammy & Aunt Kathie’s Vacation in Italy-The Town of Stresa

Private residence in a side street of Stresa.


Stresa is a small town in the Lake District of Northern Italy. Aunt Kathie and Uncle Sammy enjoyed a gorgeous view of Lago Maggiore (Lake Maggiore) surrounded by the Alps (Lake Maggiore) from their hotel. 333 more words


Discovering Maggiore Lake: the wonderful Borromean Islands (Italy)

When I was a child, one of the typical summer day trips was to Maggiore Lake, starting from Stresa and reaching the three Borromean Islands… 513 more words


Beetroot risotto

I still have to do travel journals for my jaunts to the Italian Lakes, Lyon and Croatia! Whew. Meanwhile, here’s a little taster of what we got up to in Italy. 579 more words