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Address: Via Briganti 85, Perugia, Umbria, 06127, Italy | B&B
 
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Travel Blogs from Perugia

Tuscany?

A travel blog entry by highama on Apr 08, 2015

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... an Ikea-like route through the town, when all of a sudden we were all stunned by the sight in front of us. Visible through the crack of the windy road was a massive, exceptionally colorful cathedral. Kristi likened it to seeing the Treasury in Petra for the first time. As we came into the square in front of the cathedral, we came to see just how enormous the fašade of the church was. We all knew that we immediately needed to park and check this out, and ...

Easter Weekend in Spoleto (April 3-5)

A travel blog entry by sharpeworth on Apr 05, 2015

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... of Christ's walk with his cross, but rather a candlelit walk that stopped at various markers along the way up to the Duomo for prayer. What surprised Sally most were the jeers and comments which came from the Friday night bar crowd who were gathered near the Piazza, but for entirely different reasons. The bar owner finally ushered the loud mouths back inside the bar and closed the doors. Catholicism, we were beginning to learn, is perhaps more of a ...

A visit with St. Francis

A travel blog entry by sharpeworth on Mar 31, 2015

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... long they have contained it has made for some interesting discussions. Of even greater interest was the reliquary section of the crypt which displayed several robes worn by St. Francis, prayer books and some of his original writings. Also on display were the robes and box full of hair clippings of St.Clare (Santa Chiara), a contemporary of St. Francis who had her hair cut by him when she dedicated her life to service to signify ...

Beautiful Assisi

A travel blog entry by newtoa on Mar 31, 2015

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... little Church of Santo Stefano and the magnificent, imposing Basilica of St. Francis. After a lovely meal, we fell into bed exhausted! All-in all, it was a glorious day. This morning we were up early to get the car back to Siena within the 24 hour rental period. We caught a morning bus to Florence which gave us time to eat lunch, do laundry, grocery shop and prepare for Dany and Maria's arrival about 4 ...

A morning's walk

A travel blog entry by sharpeworth on Mar 30, 2015

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We had intended to head to Assisi this morning. We woke up early only to find a new forecast -- overcast and rainy. So tomorrow to Assisi. That is the luxury of a two week stay; no schedule except the one we craft as we go.

So what to do today? Up early, and decent skies in Spoleto, we chose a hike. We took the moving escalator up the hillside to our starting point by the 13th Century Rocca (castle). We crossed the Ponte delle Torri (a bridge and aqueduct that spans ...