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Day 9: Assisi (The Life of a Saint, that inspired a Holy Father)
Today is a very special day, as we will spend a full day
touring the home of the Saint that inspired our Holy Father. Pope
Francis chose his name in admiration of the Saint of Nature and Servant
to the Poor. Known for being a humble man himself, Pope Francis spent
most of his life denying the luxuries of ...
... and un Giappenese. We had two young male teachers who spoke in Italian for most of the time, English was greatly discouraged.
After class I went in search of a bancomat that would actually dispense me some money - the fifth one I tried worked but I could not withdraw as much as I needed - talk about frustrating! At one stage I went inside a bank to ask for assistance but the woman said she could not help me, I had to use the ATM. Getting inside ...
... her death. The 19th-century Saint Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows was also born in Assisi.
Such a beautiful place to ...
Biggest downer of the day was that I lost my phone for about three hours, but someone was looking out for me because someone in the group behind us found it and gave it to the ISA leaders! Phew! Saint Catharine is the patron saint of television because she had so many vision so it is the ...
... later on. To reiterate how fresh the food was......we found a live snail in our basil while adding it to the pizza. We had a cooking class and made gnocchi, margarita pizza, snail bread, mousse, and rice with mushrooms and sausage.
The rest of the trip was trying to walk off all the food. We had at least 12 meals in 2 days. While in Orvieto we also did ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking