Posts Tagged ‘Lake Como’

Embracing fear on a Euro Motorbike Tour

Embracing fear on a Euro Motorbike Tour

The red bike leaned sharply as we ascended the winding mountain road. I clung to Thomas, my arms wrapped tightly around his waist. We were near the border of Austria and Italy, approaching yet another mountain pass. So far I had enjoyed myself, despite my initial hesitations to ride on the back of my boyfriend’s […]

Things to do in Varenna and around Lake Como Italy

Things to do in Varenna and around Lake Como Italy

Over the past few months I have made three trips to Lake Como, spending most of my time in the small town of Varenna where my good friend Sarah has been residing on an extended career break at Agriturismo Castello Di Vezio. Beautiful Lake Como is only a three hour drive from where I lived outside […]

Olympus Camera waterproof testing in Lake Como

Olympus Camera waterproof testing in Lake Como

THE BAD: Mary dropped her camera into Lake Como THE GOOD: Luca saved the day and retrieves Mary’s camera from the lake. AND it still works as it is waterproof! THE FUNNY: The way it all came about … Mary tossed her camera onto her purse that was resting on a stone bench built into […]

Motorboating Lake Como :)

Motorboating Lake Como :)

Perhaps the most fun way to explore Lake Como is by motorboat with your girlfriends (accompanied only by prosciutto, cheese, chocolate and vino). I was surprised to learn that anyone can rent a motorboat in Italy, no boating license required! When the rental shop owner handed us over the key and asked if we had […]

Varenna, Italy

Varenna, Italy

Photo of the week: Looking down upon the terracotta-tiled roofline of Varenna, from Agriturismo Castello Di Vezio, a great place to enjoy your stay in peaceful solitude in an idyllic natural setting. Varenna is a small town situated on Lake Como and nestled into the mountainside. Located in the Province of Lecco in the Italian […]

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