Posts about Locarno

Locarno, Switzerland

At the end of a long afternoon’s drive from home, via Kandersteg, Brig, the Simplon Pass and a very narrow and windy road through the Ticinese mountains, we arrived at Locarno, on the shores of Lago Maggiore, just in time to catch the last sun of the winter day.

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Alpe di Sassello

Photographed from the old Monte Ceneri mountain pass road. It’s interesting to see the afternoon winter light showing up what appears to be a different style of topography; instead of glacial erosion, the mountains here seem to almost be worn down by normal erosion. (I could be wrong, of course.)

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