The islands of Lago Maggiore

After enjoying the gardens and home at Isola Madre we hop back on the ferry,Image

Imageand over to the cute and colorful Isola Pescatori (Fisherman’s Island) for lunchImage

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Quick jaunt over to Isola Bella…Image

Where we toured the home and gardens of the Borromeo family…Image

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The amazing grotto…Image

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A gorgeous attention seeking white peacock was strutting his stuff on one of the lawns…ImageImage

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Approaching the Monastery of Santa Caterina del SassoImage

The monastery is built into the cliffside so it is most easily accessed by boatImage

Sierra and Carrie checking out the view!Image

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Some of the frescoes…Image

Super old grape and olive pressImageImage

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Cannot remember the name of the guy below, but that is an actual corpse, and it was so creepy!Image

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