Category Archives: Lake Garda

Lemoning in Limone

It was my last day on Lake Garda.   At the north end of the lake is a village with the usual array of delightful lakeside restaurants and narrow, cobblestone alleys lined with tempting shops.  Less usual are the lemon trees – … Continue reading

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The Rewards of Suspending Judgment

Sometimes extraordinary can be over-rated.  Take a visit to the doctor.  The last thing any of us wants to hear is that something out of the ordinary is going on with some part or other of our body.    No … Continue reading

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A Dive into Lucid Folly

Il Vittoriale degli Italiani (Shrine to Italy’s Victories) might well win the dubious prize for the site that generates the most controversy in all Italy.  Eccentric, bizarre, over the top weird but interesting, barmy (had to look that one up – it’s … Continue reading

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A New Year and a New Lake

Felice Anno Nuovo!  What better way to start the New Year off than exploring a new lake. And what a lake!  Poets have been ‘liking’ it for centuries –  from Catullus in the 1st century B.C. to Dante in the 13th century, … Continue reading

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