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Lago di Fimon - Italy, Picture Slide Show

Updated on January 28, 2012
Lago di Fimone near Vicenza Italy
Lago di Fimone near Vicenza Italy

Lago di Fimon

While we were in Italy we got to see many amazing sights. These pictures are of Fimon Lake, in Italian it is Lago di Fimon. Fimon lake is the last natural basin remaining of all the ones that used to fill the valleys in the Berici Hills. You could walk around the entire lake and at the time of year we went (in August 2011) it was completely covered in Lilly Pads. I had never seen so many lilly pads in one place before and it was just beautiful. Then we found a family of swans, two "teenager"s and two "parents". Those swans made the trip even more memorable! I hope you enjoy my pictures.

Electrical wires.  I love "wierd" pictures.
Electrical wires. I love "wierd" pictures. | Source
Wide view of the lake.  It was the perfect summer day in Italy!
Wide view of the lake. It was the perfect summer day in Italy! | Source
Beautiful Swan on an Beautiful Lake.
Beautiful Swan on an Beautiful Lake. | Source
Love the flowers on the lilly pads (should have gotten a closer shot).
Love the flowers on the lilly pads (should have gotten a closer shot). | Source
Clouds in the water.
Clouds in the water. | Source
All time favorite picture of the swan!
All time favorite picture of the swan! | Source
The two "teenager" swans and the other "parent" swan.
The two "teenager" swans and the other "parent" swan. | Source
Enjoying the sun like the rest of us were.
Enjoying the sun like the rest of us were. | Source
Closer shot of the lilly pads.  It amazes me how they just float on top of the water.
Closer shot of the lilly pads. It amazes me how they just float on top of the water. | Source
My favorite lake shot of the day!
My favorite lake shot of the day! | Source

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      CassyLu1981 5 years ago from Spring Lake, NC

      GClark - thanks, it was an amazing day which made for amazing photos. Glad you enjoyed!

      grayareas - good to know there are other hubbers in the area! Thanks for stopping by!

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      grayareas 5 years ago from Sanford, North Carolina

      Beautiful photos! Enjoying your Hub. (You are my neighbor in Spring Lake; I'm in Sanford.)

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      GClark 5 years ago from United States

      Enjoyed the beautiful photos - looks like an amazing area; especially liked the photos that had the clouds reflected in the water. Voted Up. Thanks for sharing. GClark