This year’s Corteo Manzoniano featured many of the same actors and costumes asÂ last year, but added a new twist, winding through the streets of Lecco at night, by torchlight. In this video: Renzo and Lucia, lanzechenecchi, Cardinale Federigo Borromeo, i Promessi Sposi, Lecco, torchlight parade, horses Sadly, the longer version planned for the next afternoon… Continue reading Corteo Manzoniano: A Travelling Show of Italian Classic I Promessi Sposi
My dad and Paul were visiting, so we took a boat ride up the lake to Bellagio. Along the way we ran into a brief storm, and a vehicle of a type we don’t normally see in Lake Como. Then, in Bellagio, I was very surprised to see this vehicle coming off the car ferry. It… Continue reading Transport Surprises
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55 secs There was a beautiful storm last night, off in the distance to the north. I recorded for about 40 minutes, then edited it down – I only worked through the first ten minutes or so before I got very bored of looking for the lightning in all that darkness! You might also like:… Continue reading Summer Storm Over Lake Como
In the evening, we took the car ferry back from Cadenabbia (on the west bank of the lake) to Varenna, on our own side. This saved us the drive north around the tip of the lake and all the way down the eastern shore. map: Gestione Navigazione Laghi The Ferry Arrives The ferry came across… Continue reading The Lake Como Car Ferry