Soazza

Memories of a Swiss summer spent exploring flea markets in Zurich and painting in Ticino.

Many summers ago, already living a Travelife, my friend Marivic and I attended a painting workshop in a mountain hamlet in the Ticino region of Switzerland.  This is the part of Switzerland closest to the Italian border. We stayed at a very charming inn run by a countess, and had our lessons in the atelier just off the hotel courtyard, with …

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TRAVELIFE Magazine Editor in Chief Christine O. Cunanan reminisces about a painting trip around Europe’s lake district In the Ticino region of Switzerland, the area closest to the Italian border, there’s a tiny and ancient hilltop village of stone and wood called Soazza, that holds special memories for me. Many years ago, I spent two …

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