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Old July 25th, 2009, 07:30 PM   #21
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Brilliant update, cant wait to see more
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Old July 26th, 2009, 10:06 PM   #22
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Thanks

Took a little walk through Molino Nuovo, North Lugano:

































































































Hope this bunch gets more comments than the last
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Old July 27th, 2009, 01:11 AM   #23
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Imo Lugano is one of the great cities of Europe because of THAT location.
It has always been on my list of places to visit and I hope I can do it soon.

Until then I have these pics. Thanks.
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Old July 27th, 2009, 04:52 AM   #24
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Great thread! Nice to see both sides of the track, we don't see this enough with most of the threads on this forum.
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Old July 27th, 2009, 04:56 AM   #25
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Hope this bunch gets more comments than the last
Well, you got 3 so far! 2 of which are mine!

More photos would be nice!
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Old July 27th, 2009, 11:07 AM   #26
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Well, you got 3 so far! 2 of which are mine!

More photos would be nice!
Hey, i'm getting better 3's my record so far

More pics:

Molino Nuovo again and Bozzoreda (The poorest district in Lugano), North Lugano:













































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Old July 27th, 2009, 11:10 AM   #27
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Many thanks for the updated photos of Lugano
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Old July 28th, 2009, 12:06 AM   #28
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Here's a few bonus shots before i post my next set:










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Old July 28th, 2009, 04:15 AM   #29
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Hey, i'm getting better 3's my record so far
Well done then!

Keep posting, you're doing a good job here. Too many people have this mental picture of Switzerland being all rich and perfect - but of course it's not! Switzerland is spectacularly beautiful, I know this to be true, as I've enjoyed many trips there over the years, but just like every other place on earth, here too, there are economical and social problems.
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Old July 28th, 2009, 07:10 AM   #30
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interesting
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Old July 28th, 2009, 11:14 AM   #31
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Thanks for the comments so far guys

Here's my next set, nothing special though, i really need to set a day to take photos because i've got too many gritty ones and not enough rich:

Molino Nuovo, North Lugano:

Stadium shrouded in smoke during a football match:







Our local church, Cristo Risorto:





























Our cities biggest and most organised cemetary:




















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Old July 30th, 2009, 03:42 AM   #32
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Awesome sets there mate, really gives an idea of the residential districts.

I've noticed that there is alot of graffiti in many of your pics, even in downtown areas, actually, on the other pages, alot of the historic buildings were totally covered in them. Is this common throughout the city?
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Old July 30th, 2009, 11:55 AM   #33
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Awesome sets there mate, really gives an idea of the residential districts.

I've noticed that there is alot of graffiti in many of your pics, even in downtown areas, actually, on the other pages, alot of the historic buildings were totally covered in them. Is this common throughout the city?
Yes, graffiti is probably one of Lugano's worst and most noticeable problem, it's even on the church as you can see , there are also areas which are densley sprayed over which i haven't shown yet. Downtown has alot of graffiti too, depending where you are, the modern zone with camera's and whatnot is less sprayed than the historic zone.
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Old July 30th, 2009, 07:00 PM   #34
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Yes, graffiti is probably one of Lugano's worst and most noticeable problem, it's even on the church as you can see , there are also areas which are densley sprayed over which i haven't shown yet. Downtown has alot of graffiti too, depending where you are, the modern zone with camera's and whatnot is less sprayed than the historic zone.
I see, and do any of these get cleaned or are they just left there? Being Switzerland, i'd expect them to at least attempt in washing the graffiti off?
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Old July 30th, 2009, 07:19 PM   #35
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I know Switzerland has three main languages and Italian is one of those, but for me, that have only been to the German speaking areas, it is so weird to see signs and other stuff in Italian in Switzerland.

One thing I'd like to know is: how different are the Italian and German speaking areas? I'm not talking about languages, but culture, cities, habits, lifestyle, politics, etc. That's also valid for French speaking Switzerland.
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Old July 30th, 2009, 07:35 PM   #36
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I know Switzerland has three main languages and Italian is one of those, but for me, that have only been to the German speaking areas, it is so weird to see signs and other stuff in Italian in Switzerland.

One thing I'd like to know is: how different are the Italian and German speaking areas? I'm not talking about languages, but culture, cities, habits, lifestyle, politics, etc. That's also valid for French speaking Switzerland.
I really wouldn't know since i've never been anywhere else besides Lugano (i don't have the money to go on trips). You'll have to wait untill another Swiss forumer answers that
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Old July 30th, 2009, 07:38 PM   #37
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I see, and do any of these get cleaned or are they just left there? Being Switzerland, i'd expect them to at least attempt in washing the graffiti off?
Not really, if people spray over glass windows in downtown or it's vicinity then it'll most likely be cleaned off, but they don't even bother with washing the walls, they don't in downtown, so they wouldn't in residential zones. As you can see in one of my pics, it gets as bad as people actually spray painting over trees too! And lately, many cars and minivans have been covered aswell, graffiti is definately a problem here in Lugano.
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Old August 1st, 2009, 01:36 AM   #38
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That's a bad looking commie block Got any pictures from inside?
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Old August 1st, 2009, 09:19 PM   #39
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I like Lugano. Drove through Lugano a few days ago.

I advice you to buy a better camera though
you're too kind, man....


very good pics, Tony
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Old August 2nd, 2009, 02:12 AM   #40
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thanks, this is the first time i see pictures of Lugano. The setting is beautiful. Sadly, the town's periphery is ruined by the same ugly 60s and 70s building style that plagues the periphery of most italian cities.
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