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Nov 3, 2013 - Orta san Giulio

Saturday: The Centovalli Railway from Locarno to Domodossola is another breathtaking train ride winding back and forth at great heights above a ravine with a hundred (or thereabouts) valleys cutting in from either side. Once again, it was extremely difficult to photograph what with tunnels and trees appearing at just the wrong time, constant changes of direction and me mustering the courage to peep over the edge. Over the last few weeks we’ve learnt that for the people over here nothing stands in their way of getting from point A to point...

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Oct 6, 2012 - Orta San Giulio, Italy

Our last ride with Mario – from Levanto to our Lake Orta hotel, La Bussola. We have a lovely large room and bath with a small balcony with a view of the lake and San Giulio island. It is really a beautiful setting and view. After leaving our luggage in our rooms we all joined Trina as she led us into the village to get our bearings and to find a lunch spot before our afternoon boat cruise on the lake. Ivan and I brought peanuts and chocolate plus our water bottle so found a bench in the shade to eat our snack. Then we started walking up and...

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