Italy/Switzerland: Lago Maggiore - paulsmit
'Hibiscus, Brissago Island.'

Hibiscuses are part of the exotic vegetation on the Brissago Islands in the Swiss part of the Lago Maggiore. The largest island, now a botanical garden, was designed by a beautiful barones, who not only loved flowers but even more money and male intellectuals. Bankrupt finally she had to sell her paradise to Max Emden. Photo Paul Smit.