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... next morning, we headed out and made a stop in Orvieto. We had a
few hours to explore here but unfortunately, it was a Sunday so most things were closed. We did, however, get our Nutella crepe fixes in! We also were given tours of the Duomo di Orvieto which had breathtaking artwork on the outside but to my surprise seem very empty on the inside. Regardless, it was beautiful all together.
When we got back to campus, ...
... disappeared when I realized she only spoke Japanese and Italian and that we had to continue our conversation through google translate.
I spent the first week seriously doubting what the hell I was doing in Perugia. I could think of so many places I'd rather be, so many things I'd rather be doing. Perugia was cute, but very small. The classes were okay, but very easy and I had way too much time on my hands.
Luckily on the third ...
... we got a local guide to tell us a little of the history of the town and of Saint Francis. After hearing all the stories a lot of things started to click in. I then understood why Pope Francis chose his name. I understood and embrace my religion more by being there, something I thought would happen in Rome, but instead it happened ...
... tiny peas) and tomato
Meatloaf (beef) and fried potatoes
Insalata with fennel, cos lettuce, olive oil and citrus (?grapefruit)
Two torte - one with cream and pastry, the other a cream cake
We toasted the birthday boy "Chin chin" with Proscetto and drank red wine with our meal. Some had a Venezuelan rum (neat) to finish off with. It was a very pleasant evening and the family made me feel very welcome. Grazie mille.
... during this visit. I managed to keep my mind from diverting to the past, projecting to the future or scattering to situations or persons. I just WAS and being so provided me with a potent experience of empowering powerlessness. I was reminded of Jesus’ words to St Paul’s "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness" and, appropriately enough, I also recalled the prayer of St Francis. We walked around and discovered ...