Tag Archives: Orto Botanico

From One Horticultural Extreme to the Other

How far are you willing to go to visit a garden?  It’s a question that comes up whenever I’m planning a trip.  After Lake Maggiore the obvious next place to visit was Lake Como, a fairly short drive to the east. … Continue reading

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Una Passeggiata a Lucca

By the time I got back to Lucca it was, happily, l’ora di pranzo (lunch time).  The most delicious thing I’d eaten on my last visit to the city was pasta con funghi (mushrooms).   I wanted to try and find the restaurant … Continue reading

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