Author Archives: graciamc

About graciamc

Gracia's Travels is a photo blog. I always take too many pictures on trips so I justify my compulsion with this blog! The blog is mostly photos - they tell the best part of the story. Please contact me if you would like to use any of my photos.

A Day at Lake Como

Another great side trip from Milan is Lake Como.  We took a train (about an hour ride) to the village of Varenna, on the east side of Lake Como.  We had a perfect October day for our visit. Hotel Olivedo … Continue reading

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Bergamo – a side trip from Milan

Spending a week in Milan last fall gave us time for side trips.  One day we took the train to Bergamo, about an hour away.  Bergamo is a hill town with a Citta Bassa (lower town), and a Citta Alta … Continue reading

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