Travel Blogs from Perugia
Today we spent the day leaning about Assisi and wondering around the town. Daniela was a great tour guide and shared many interesting facts about St. Francis. We began our tour outside the walls at the Hermitage,which is the site of a 14th century convent. It is still occupied by Franciscan friars. Francis began coming here in 1205 when he was struggling with how to live his life. We went in a tiny cave where St. Francis would spend many hours praying. The whole ...
... each region we've been in has its own unique flavors, foods and ways of cooking. Every place we've been has made pasta differently. Today, she mixed all the ingredients in the food processor and very little kneading was involved. As part of the cooking class, Letizia also offered us a chance to go into town and do a food tasting at a small shop owned by some of her friends. We ...
... to use, as well as an amenity pack with socks, sleep mask, earplugs, toothbrush, etc. For dinner we had an appetizer, beef tenderloin and Ben and Jerry's ice cream for dessert. Of course, wine was also on the list, and it wasn't from a box! Not too bad for airplane food. Dinner service lasted almost 3 hours. After arriving in Rome, we got our car and ...
We woke up early today and did some last minute packing and cleaning. We ate breakfast then went off to Perugia, the capital an biggest city of Umbria. The drive took an hour and a half, and wasn't particularly nice, but I got to talk to you most of the way which was nice. We arrived at the hotel and this funny old Italian lady who kept grabbing me and Nims cheeks checked us in. It's nice and clean but the wifi doesn't work so great, but it's only for a night. After ...
We had a reasonably early start and set off into the town on foot 1.5 km away, in principle to see the basilica of san Francesco and to find a new pinic bag since the Extra Virgin last night had turned the old one into a rather a sticky mess... There was a market in the town but they wanted silly prices for anything we fancied and we quickly came to the conclusion that plastic bags were just as good.
Assisi was ...
How has this castle rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility