Monte Verita is a retreat above Ascona Switzerland that was founded in the early 1900's on idealistic principals of socialism, vegetarianism, nudity, free living, art and design.
Many famous and not so famous people have come through.
Read more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monte_Verità
Snake paving in the front lawn invites meditative walking.
One of the original buildings below.
Tea Garden to left with tea plants from the Himalayas.