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All set to depart


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The first view of the snow


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Lots of tunnels and bridges


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After 28 hours - finally my hotel room


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The view from my hotel room


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Lugano's town hall


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My room was on the top floor, second from the centre right


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Lugano's statue garden


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The boats on the lake


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Mont San Salvatore overlooking Lago di Lugano


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Mont Brè


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Lugano at night


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On route to Swiss National Supercomputing Centre


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Lugano from the trainstation


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This is the funicular from the town centre to the trainstation


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A rather abstract kitty


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Via Cattedrale, quite steep is an understatement


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Lago di Lugano and Mont Brè at dawn


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I loved the detailing on the buildings


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The beginnings of Via Nassa


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Mmm... Swiss chocolate


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Another typical steep street


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Exterior of San Lorenzo cathedral


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Exterior of San Lorenzo cathedral


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Exterior of San Lorenzo cathedral


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Exterior of San Lorenzo cathedral


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View from the cathedral


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Exterior of San Lorenzo cathedral


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Exterior of San Lorenzo cathedral


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Exterior of San Lorenzo cathedral


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Back down at the lake


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De boats


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A fountain


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Another nicely detailed building


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Amazing little church called St. Mary of the Angels


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She's naked!


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Another view of the lake


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Greenery


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More of the sculpture park


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And more greenery


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A steep garden


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Duck


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Another duck


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Fishies


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A big fountain


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Another sculpture


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Looking back at Lugano from the base of San Salvator


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Road around San Salvator


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Typical lakeside house


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More roads


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A garden you'd need climbing rope for


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The causeway from the top of San Salvator


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Lugano from the top of San Salvator


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Its a long way down


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The supercomputer centre was down there


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This church is right on the top of the mountain


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The lake


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The church again


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No idea what these flowers were, but they were pretty


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A cool little James Bond style rocky outcrop on the top of San Salvator


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Track to said rocky outcrop


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Stairs to Dr Evil's lair


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A long way down...


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Another pretty flower


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Lizard


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Argh! Its me!


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Me again (It was bright)


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More of me to prove I was there (with a bolt)


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These were fun, I was worried the camera would fall down the side of the mountain


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There was a huge drop on the other side here


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Lugano again


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Me with a nice view behind me


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The ride down.


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This is one steep railway


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Still going


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And going


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Almost there


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Back on the ground. This is where I'd been


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The boardwalk of trees


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A nice claret ash


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Inside St. Mary of the Angels Church


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More St. Mary of the Angels Church


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Fresco inside St. Mary of the Angels Church by Bernardino Luini


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View from Civic Park (Parco Civico)


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A swan


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Another naked lady


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Spot the trout


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Even more trout


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Lugano's River


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View from Mont Brè


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Lugano from Mont Brè


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A lizard


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A very nice restraunt


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flutterby


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Another flutterby


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Lugano was larger than I expected


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Mountain top forest


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More swans


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Via Nassa in the early hours of the morning


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Looking North from my Hotel room


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Looking South from my Hotel room


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The Town Hall at night


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The fountain at night


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