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The Romantic Era of Smuggling: A Game of Cat and Mouse on Lake Como

The Romantic Era of Smuggling: A Game of Cat and Mouse on Lake Como. Smuggling was common along the entire length of Italy’s northern border but particularly prevalent around the lakes so much as to become a key element in local folklore. Continue reading

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Argegno to Colonno

Argegno to Colonno. The hike from Argegno to Colonno via Pigra is one of the most scenic routes on the lake. Continue reading

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Walking the Greenway and the Antica Via Regina

Walking the Greenway and the Antica Via Regina. From Griante to Colonno on part of a medieval super-highway. Continue reading

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