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Photo of the Week

With a love-related holiday taking place this weekend, I found a screenshot of Marilyn Monroe at a lakeside cafe on the shore of Harlem Meer. 259 more words


Colours of the lake: Do you see what I see?

I was trying to think of the most inspirational facets of Lake Como and answer the question a friend posed to me – “Why do you love the lake so much – what’s so special about it?” This really focussed my attention, and naturally, the landscape, the villages, the food, the range of activities available, all came to mind. 138 more words

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Dreaming about a day at the beach - The T-Beach at Tremezzo, of course

When you consider all the travelling, exploring, eating, drinking, walking and shopping that is normally done during a week at the Lake, it makes perfect sense that you should also make time for (at least) one day at the beach. 294 more words

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Do you ever want to get away from it all?

I am currently re-reading a book by Erica James entitled ‘Summer at the Lake’. Life has been so busy lately and I wanted to escape into a book that would take me off to Lake Como every night before I fall asleep. 343 more words

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Winter's Wonderland

My hubby and I took a drive to the lake yesterday. The roads were wet so it was a good day to travel.  It was so lovely to see the trees covered with snow!   137 more words

Take the ferry to Varenna and enjoy a pleasant walk to Bellano

As you probably know from all the brochures, postcards, promotional videos and websites about Lake Como, and the Golden Triangle in particular, Varenna is a pretty village of colourful houses and restaurants at the waters’ edge.  411 more words

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A little hike to Rezzonico via Nobiallo and the Antica Strada Regina

Assuming you are based in Menaggio and would like to venture out and discover more of the surrounding area, I would like to suggest a two and a half to three hour walk along the ancient Roman Road ‘Antica Strada Regina’. 622 more words

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