National Geographic : 1935 Jan
s~ iationai ueograpmc society Natural Color Photograph byHans Hildenbrand STATESMEN SOLVED PROBLEMS BETWEEN SWIMS IN THE BLUE WATERS OFRAPALLO After the World War, Germans and Russians, Italians and Yugoslavs settled differences here. The oldtown scarcely sees theplacid harbor now that many modern hotels have been built along the beach to accommodate Americans, English, andvisitors from cold northern Europe. Villas with winter gardens are set like jewels on the slopes. Pilgrims come from miles around to the near-by shrine oftheMadonna ofMontallegro.