Category Archives: Folklore

Como’s Four Seasons: 1 – The Re-entry (Il Rientro)

Como’s Four Seasons: 1 – The Re-entry, Il Rientro, – a view of the seasonal social calendar on Lake Como. Continue reading

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Lake Como’s Speciality Dishes and Local Products

Lake Como’s Speciality Dishes and Local Products – fish, cheese, polenta and more including the exclusive ‘Resta’ Continue reading

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Lords and Ladies of Misrule at Schignano

Schignano Carnival is unique, anarchic and genuine with a cast of characters that make it true street theatre. Continue reading

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Fables, Legends and Folklore: The 3 Days of the Blackbird

What is the meaning and origin of ‘i giorni della merla’ – the 3 days of the blackbird. Continue reading

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