Tag Archives: Nesso

Strada Regia: From Pognana to Nesso (and back)

Strada Regia: From Pognana to Nesso (and back). Ancient terraces, woods, medieval villages with Romanesque churches and iconic lakeside locations – this tract of the Strada Regia has it all. Continue reading

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Heroism and Disaster in the Vallassina – Holocaust Memorial Day, January 27th

As a memorial to the millions of victims of the Holocaust I would like to recall the act of a young priest in Sormano who guided a party of 16 Jewish refugees to safety in Switzerland and set an altruistic example to his parishioners. Continue reading

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