Sunday, 28 July 2013

Viennese Escapes: Lago Maggiore
Gone Swimming



Gone Swimming
Lago Maggiore


Photographed July 2013
Lago Maggiore at Cannobio, Italy
Images  © by Merisi

Link:
Lago Maggiore - Lake Maggiore @ Wikipedia:
Lake Maggiore (Italian: Lago Maggiore, pronounced [ˈlaːɡo madˈdʒoːre] lit. 'Greater/Greatest Lake' or Verbano [verˈbaːno]; Latin: Lacus Verbanus) is a large lake located on the south side of the Alps. It is the second largest lake in Italy in the Lombardy region and largest lake of the canton of Ticino, Switzerland. Lake Maggiore is the most westerly of the three great prealpine lakes of Italy, it extends for about 70 km between Locarno and Arona.

15 comments:

  1. An escape indeed! Looks glorious and perfect for swimming.

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    1. It is, glorious is just the word!

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  2. Makes me want to dive in and enjoy. That first photo is particularly fine, Merisi. Thanks for this refreshing moment.

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    1. Thank you, Hilary,
      serendipity to find those beautiful towels right there! ;-)

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  3. Love your shots for the day, Merisi! The water looks perfect for swimming indeed! Hope you have a great week ahead!!

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    1. Thank you, Sylvia!
      Wishing you a great week, too,
      Merisi

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  4. Haven't swum a lick this summer. I'm not a big swimmer though and there's no local pool.

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    1. Pools are boring! Lakes, rivers, the sea, anything but a pool, I'd say. ;-)

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    1. Yes, Lago Maggiore spells summer.

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  6. How beautiful! Is the water very cold?

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    1. Not at all, Vicki - perfect for swimming!

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  7. I think it is one of the prettiest areas in Europe :)

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