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Four days at Lake Maggiore


Carnet de voyage

Will the rain stop?
Will the rain stop?
A sunset after rain is never old fashioned...
A sunset after rain is never old fashioned...
The first of many feline encounters.
The first of many feline encounters.
Do boats sleep at night?
Do boats sleep at night?
Welcome to Ristorante Italia
Welcome to "Ristorante Italia"
Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door...
Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door...
“All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.”
“All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.”
Peaceful awakening of a small world.
Peaceful awakening of a small world.
War memorial...
War memorial...
The old lady who looked around...
The old lady who looked around...
A walk over the island, waiting for the boat...
A walk over the island, waiting for the boat...
Do Italian cats like pizza for breakfast?
Do Italian cats like pizza for breakfast?
It’s exactly like a bus, but it’s a boat...
It’s exactly like a bus, but it’s a boat...
Here is  the small town of Baveno, but we won’t stop there this time...
Here is the small town of Baveno, but we won’t stop there this time...
Flaubert’s little Paradise...
Flaubert’s little Paradise...
Just landed at the little Garden of Eden…
Just landed at the little Garden of Eden…
The quiet sleep of the hidden boat...
The quiet sleep of the hidden boat...
Noblesse oblige...even among birds!
Noblesse oblige...even among birds!
 It’s better to not know what Sergey is thinking...
It’s better to not know what Sergey is thinking...
Nothing is more the child of art than a garden...
Nothing is more the child of art than a garden...
The Chapel
The Chapel
How to touch a poet’s heart...
How to touch a poet’s heart...
How to conquer a prosaic coffee lover’s heart...
How to conquer a prosaic coffee lover’s heart...
Sailing to Pallanza...
Sailing to Pallanza...
Coming from the tiny islands, Pallanza looks like a metropolis!
Coming from the tiny islands, Pallanza looks like a metropolis!
All evidences prove it, this is actually Italy...
All evidences prove it, this is actually Italy...
Limited traffic zone...
Limited traffic zone...
The balcony in the sun...
The balcony in the sun...
San Leonardo's stairs...
San Leonardo's stairs...
San Leonardo Church interior
San Leonardo Church interior
Hide-and-seek...
Hide-and-seek...
From courtyard to courtyard...
From courtyard to courtyard...
Ancient,  plain alleys have a secret charm...
Ancient, plain alleys have a secret charm...
I humbly confess I have no idea what it is...
I humbly confess I have no idea what it is...
Upstairs, downstairs....
Upstairs, downstairs....
“Hurry up” the fisherman told us...
“Hurry up” the fisherman told us...
Sailing to Isola Bella...
Sailing to Isola Bella...
This is really what we can call A Shop Window...
This is really what we can call "A Shop Window"...
Walking up to the palace gates....
Walking up to the palace gates....
The Baroque Garden
The Baroque Garden
Like the top deck of a stone ship....
Like the top deck of a stone ship....
The Unicorn
The Unicorn
It’s time to sail back to our peaceful island.
It’s time to sail back to our peaceful island.
The Masters of the island
The Masters of the island
Looking at the lake
Looking at the lake
The small square  of the village
The small square of the village
Peace before dinner
Peace before dinner
Night is a world lit by itself...
Night is a world lit by itself...
Night walk...
Night walk...
The lights of mainland....
The lights of mainland....
Looking at the Borromeo Palace on Isola Bella
Looking at the Borromeo Palace on Isola Bella
At the island pier....
At the island pier....
It's another perfect sunny morning...
It's another perfect sunny morning...
Fishing nets storage....
Fishing nets storage....
Bird's-eye view...
Bird's-eye view...
Borromeo Islands from the Alpine Garden
Borromeo Islands from the Alpine Garden
Reflections at the Alpine Garden.
Reflections at the Alpine Garden.
Villino Beniamino
Villino Beniamino
A few peculiar and equally trivial facts which will be part of our memories of today excursion...
A few peculiar and equally trivial facts which will be part of our memories of today excursion...
Walking along the lake from Carciano to Stresa...
Walking along the lake from Carciano to Stresa...
Just Married?
Just Married?
Sunday market in Stresa
Sunday market in Stresa
Veci Alpini
"Veci Alpini"
In overdose of food me might have visions,,,,
In overdose of food me might have visions,,,,
This kind of sausage, on the opposite, is definitely Piemontese!
This kind of sausage, on the opposite, is definitely "Piemontese"!
 The Town Hall of Stresa is nicely light blue....
The Town Hall of Stresa is nicely light blue....
Following the orange carpet...
Following the orange carpet...
Balconies with a view...
Balconies with a view...
The old, coloured houses invite to stroll over  for shopping...
The old, coloured houses invite to stroll over for shopping...
Osteria degli Amici
Osteria degli Amici
The little house with the flowered balconies...
The little house with the flowered balconies...
Vade retro, tempter!
Vade retro, tempter!
And Veci Alpini have kept on cooking and serving food in the meanwhile!
And Veci Alpini have kept on cooking and serving food in the meanwhile!
Passing by Isola Bella....
Passing by Isola Bella....
The Church of Isola Bella
The Church of Isola Bella
Dusk walk over our island...
Dusk walk over "our" island...
Shared silences are conversations of alike spirits.
Shared silences are conversations of alike spirits.
Nature and silence go better together...
Nature and silence go better together...
Night always comes...
Night always comes...
Sometimes going to sleep without dinner is not a punishment...
Sometimes going to sleep without dinner is not a punishment...
Sometimes sunrises and sunsets have something similar....
Sometimes sunrises and sunsets have something similar....
One of the good points of October is that one doesn’t need to get up too early to take photos of sunrise....
One of the good points of October is that one doesn’t need to get up too early to take photos of sunrise....
A very small port for a very small island...
A very small port for a very small island...
In a minute they'll switch the lights off and it will be full day!
In a minute they'll switch the lights off and it will be full day!
In a windy early morning everything looks sharper...
In a windy early morning everything looks sharper...
The only noise, besides the lakes waves, is the sound of my steps....
The only noise, besides the lakes waves, is the sound of my steps....
Even the cemetery looks merry....
Even the cemetery looks merry....
I could not help thinking of Spoon River Anthology...
I could not help thinking of Spoon River Anthology...
It's time to go back to our hotel for breakfast...
It's time to go back to our hotel for breakfast...
I'll miss this funny narrow old alley...
I'll miss this funny narrow old alley...
Hamletic dilemma...
Hamletic dilemma...
A few hours in Baveno...
A few hours in Baveno...
Amazing arcades by the Church of SS. Gervasio and Protasio
Amazing arcades by the Church of SS. Gervasio and Protasio
St. Gervasio and Protasio Church
St. Gervasio and Protasio Church
Inside the dark church...
Inside the dark church...
Angel of light and angel of shadow
Angel of light and angel of shadow
Just a little light in the darkness...
Just a little light in the darkness...
When the Web arrives to a pastronage...
When the Web arrives to a pastronage...
The rectory in Baveno had a very unusual and colourful façade...
The rectory in Baveno had a very unusual and colourful façade...
Colourful popular mysticism...
Colourful popular mysticism...
St. Gervasio and Protasio Church
St. Gervasio and Protasio Church
Losing our way in a maze of courtyards
Losing our way in a maze of courtyards
What there will be around the corner?
What there will be around the corner?
The merry Town Hall of Baveno....
The merry Town Hall of Baveno....
The last Aperol Spritz
The last Aperol Spritz
The flavour of holiday by the lake....
The flavour of holiday by the lake....
And the lake become rough when it was time to leave the island...
And the lake become rough when it was time to leave the island...
And another wave washed away our holiday...It's time to go back home.
And another wave washed away our holiday...It's time to go back home.