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... rather than religious aspect, of life for many Italians.
Having returned after a short while, and choosing not to follow the procession through the 14 'stations' (small 6ft tall crosses with a couple candles), Graham went out to catch a glimpse on his own. On his fast walk up the hill towards the cathedral he was stopped once for directions by a woman and her elderly mother (he did his best to point and say Duomo, and make excuses that he could ...
... Francis was raised as the wealthy son of a local merchant but began to see visions following a year-long sentence as a prisoner of war following a battle between Assisi and Perugia when he was 19 years old. As a result, he gave up his personal possessions and began to live a more primitive life -- travelling widely, preaching and ministering to the poor. Against all odds, during a time of near constant fighting between city-states, ...
... After finding our Bed and Breakfast at the top of the hill, we began walking down the hill enjoying the sites as we ambled by. From the Piazza Matteotti we walked to the Roman Amphitheater, the stones of which have long been absorbed into the medieval architecture. The view from town to the valley below is called "The Green Heart of Italy" and it's beauty is simply beyond description! We visited ...
... the gorge and stands 76meters tall) to the old Fort (aka guard station). We chose to do the loop up the hillside and take the path which would eventually lead back into the west end of town. It was a well forested path, wide and gentle enough for easy walking. You tended to forget that the path along the hillside was supported by a giant medieval retaining wall. The kids enjoyed the 'exercise stations' that were located at different spots along our path, and the simple ability ...
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