Gardens, Villa d'Este.
A floating pool on Lake Como. The entire pool and platform rocked gently on the lake waters, like a ship.
Gardens and portions of Villa d'Este.
Two boats can be stored under the villa.
Nearby town of Cernobbio.
A view of Villa d'Este and Cernobbio.
Waterfront breakfast on Lake Como, with its wonderful early morning lighting.
A village along the shores of Lake Como. A waterfall in the background creates a scene of mist.
Another picturesque village along Lake Como's shore.
The town of Bellagio.
Leaving Bellagio on a boat with beautiful wood finish.
A dusk garden scene at Villa d'Este.
A luxurious villa, reputedly owned by Sir Richard Branson.
Another large villa, with reputedly featured footage in Star Wars and a recent James Bond movie.
Interior, Villa d'Este hallway.
Lobby, Villa d'Este.
Lake front room, Villa d'Este. The chief problem with this room is you don't want to leave it!
© 2011 John Miranda