Isola dei Pescatori, Lago Maggiore, Italy

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Isola dei Pescatori (German: Fischerinsel), and Isola Superiore called (German Obere Insel), one of the Borromean Islands in Lake Maggiore. It is the only island in the lake, since the beginning of the 14th Century is still home to permanent.

The elongated island stretches to a length of about 350 m from northwest to southeast and is at the widest point approximately 100 m wide. The 3.4 hectares of land are cultivated in the southeast to the fishing village. The northwest of the island shapes an old tree-lined avenue. The port is located on the south shore of the island. There, the fishermen have docks for their boats, which are partly protected by a high stone wall. In addition, there are the docks for water taxis and ferries. Isola dei Pescatori still had 208 inhabitants in 1971, to the last census, but only 57, taken from Wikipedia

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Rainer D on July 30

Paolo, thanks a lot for visiting and for the kind words + L dear Friend, I am honored. Warm greetings and enjoy the day, Rainer

Rainer D on July 30

Thanks a lot for visiting and for the kind words + L + F my friend Alende, I am honored. Warm greetings and enjoy the day, Rainer

Nabin Basnet on August 15

great shot, wonderful place and awesome view!!

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* greetings from Nepal, Nabin!!!

Sidnei Recco on August 25

BELA COMPOSIÇÃO!

L+F

SAUDAÇÕES DO BRASIL

t.chr on September 5

Very nice picture, LIKE

Greetings, t.chr

J.ROLDAN on September 11

Otro hermoso escenario muy bien compuesto..LIKE 179 y FAV 86,saludos amigo.

Gori Bau on September 12

beautiful small island => LIKE => greetings from Italy, Fabrizio

Rainer D on September 15

Thank you all my pano friends for visit and Like + Fav and friendly comment, best wishes you a happy day, Rainer

Majo 65 on September 15

Wonderful scenery...LIKE.Best regards,
Majo

Rainer D on September 22

Majo, thanks a lot for visiting and for the kind words + L dear Friend, I am honored. Warm greetings and enjoy the day, Rainer

Heinrich Andreas on October 4

Wunderschöne Landschaft mit sehr schönem Motiv L
Schöne Grüße, Heinrich

Argenna on October 5

Very beautiful picture! Like.

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Lalakukk - No Views on October 8

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Rainer D on October 9

Thank you all my pano friends for visit and Like and friendly comment, best wishes you a happy day, Rainer

majasa on October 29

Great landscape and a fantastic shot!

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Friendly greetings,majasa

Rainer D on December 19

Thank you very much majasa for your appreciated visit, nice words and special thanks for YSL. Best wishes, Rainer

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Photo taken in Stresa, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy

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  • Uploaded on December 30, 2013
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    by Rainer D
    • Camera: Canon EOS 50D
    • Taken on 2013/07/08 11:12:08
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 56.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/9.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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