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In the autumn of 2018 my wife Liz and I spent a fantastic two weeks exploring the lakes and mountains of northern Italy.
Our apartment was situated above the charming town of Varenna, right on the shores of Lake Como, and although we spent a lot of time driving around the region, we also took time out to enjoy the local delights of Varenna itself.
The main lakeside promenade, called the 'Greenway dei Patriarchi' was one of our favourite strolling routes which, along with lovely views of the lake and mountains, also had these steep alleyways leading off it upwards into the town proper.
Very atmospheric and well worth a photo, even in the subdued light between the close packed shops and houses.
Filename - italy lake como varenna 08.jpg
Camera - Canon EOS 6D
Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 40mm
Exposure - 1/30 sec @ f11, ISO800
Filters - None.
Location - Varenna, Lake Como, Italy
Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom
Comments - High ISO used to allow handheld exposure with image stabilisation.
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