Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Isole di Brissago, Switzerland (May 27, 2008)

The picturesque Brissago Islands sit in the Swiss portion of Lake Maggiore. The larger of the two islands is home to a botanical garden with an impressive collection of plants and flowers from around the world.
The view from the larger Isole di Brissago to the smaller island, with the Swiss shore of Lake Maggiore behind
Interesting trees growing out of the water beside the island
A turtle suns itself next to a pond of lily pads
Elegant calla lilies
Bright purple thistles
A peacock surveys the garden from above

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