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The View Overtop Como…

We’ll just call this the “prequel” or maybe “part one of two“.  As the title suggests, our day in Brunate should have given us spectacular views of downtown Como since it virtually sits atop the city on a mountain.  But since the fog wasn’t cooperating and decided to stick around – we didn’t get to see or photograph some of the most amazing views our lake town has to offer.  So, perhaps a better title might have been…

“Brunate – we’ll focus on the town this time and show you the views next time… the Prequel”.
Welcome to Brunate
Brunate is a small town of about 1,700 residents in the provence of Como and sits [based on my speculation, vertigo and body tempeture] at the highest altitude in the immediate area.  It is for this reason that you get the most speculator views as well as an intimate and charming old-world feel.
There are three ways to get to Brunate.  First (and my personal favorite) is by helicopter.  This is reserved exclusively for George Clooney (a “local”) and the Italian Prime Minister.  I’m hoping to get on this short list. Incidentally, there is no helicopter pad in Brunate – I just imagine if they wanted to travel to this way… they could.
Town of Brunate from the road half-way up

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