Daily Archives:May 18th, 2002


While we’re on the subject of the new Star Wars film, the place where Anakin and Amidala go for their romantic interludes is the Villa Balbianello on Lake Como in Italy.

Not so many Jedi around when I took this. In the film they’ve added some islands and stuck a couple of extra towers to the buildings of the villa, presumably to make it less recognisable. But these flowers give it away.

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