Wow, I've just had a very special long weekend with a dear friend of mine who lives in Capolago which is an hour away from Milan within the borders of Switzerland. We went on some marvellous walks and visited the beautiful city of Como over the border in Italy.
Sometimes it's quite difficult to be sociable when you are rushing from pillar to post to try and get as many pictures as possible because the buildings are quite wonderful.
Here is a collage of some of my photos:
One thing I love about this area is the wonderful courtyards. Here's a photo manipulation of a table in a courtyard: