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September 25th 2007
Published: September 25th 2007
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Back home again - thought I'd stick a few photos in

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Wendy paddling in Lake MaggioreWendy paddling in Lake Maggiore
Wendy paddling in Lake Maggiore

This was taken while the car was being repaired and my swimsuit was in it, so no swimming in the lake and it was absolutely raosting
Road and railwayRoad and railway
Road and railway

I liked the way these are crammed between the edge of the lake and the almost vertical hills - I think this is the main railway between Switzerland and Italy
Lungolago MaggioreLungolago Maggiore
Lungolago Maggiore

A beatiful lakeside walk
The house next door The house next door
The house next door

This house is in Barga, just before you turn the corner to Roger & Linda's appartment
 Mule track Mule track
Mule track

Part of a walk from Barg to a nearby village - at one time the mule track was the only access!
Wayside shrineWayside shrine
Wayside shrine

There are little shrines all over the place
Wild cyclamenWild cyclamen
Wild cyclamen

Not a brilliant photo, but we'd never seen cyclamen in the wild before
Willy in Lucca Willy in Lucca
Willy in Lucca

as you can see, Wiully has adopted Italian chic (not)
Florence - a bridgeFlorence - a bridge
Florence - a bridge

The Ponte Vecchio's the next bridge along, but the light was better facing this way
Florence - Ponte VecchioFlorence - Ponte Vecchio
Florence - Ponte Vecchio

This is the really ancient bridge - full of tourist tat
Detail of door panel - FirenzeDetail of door panel - Firenze
Detail of door panel - Firenze

These are really famous, but can't remember who made them. The detail's incredible - and each panel has an equally exquiste scene
Grape transport machineGrape transport machine
Grape transport machine

This is an EC funded scheme to keep the amazing terraces in cultivation - the pickers put the garpes into baskets on the terraces, then put the baskets on this device which brings them to the top where they can be loaded onto trucks
Italian Riviera - terracingItalian Riviera - terracing
Italian Riviera - terracing

An amazing achievement

26th September 2007

Willy in Lucca
Prada or Valentino?

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