Agriturismo Abbazia di San Salvatore in Valdicastro
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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 ...
... it is still standing and quite functional.
Giada and I had an evening to explore on our own, with no tour guides and hardly any other visitors. The first place we visited was the Palazzo Giustiniani Bandini. It was designed by famous Italian architect Ireno Aleandri. During WWII this building was requisitioned by Mussolini's government as a prison for Jewish interness, which gave it a bit of a sinister feel. ...
... olive oils, balsamic, truffle, cheese and meats. After this we drove up to the walls of Assisi and walked around and had dinner. We have a 4 hour tour scheduled for tomorrow with a friend of Letizia who is a tour guide. I've been reading about the Life of St. Francis, and I'm really looking forward to learning more about him. Look for more pictures and history of Assisi tomorrow. ...
... Assisi, about 3 hours north. We stopped for lunch in Spoletto, home to a summer music festival. We are staying in a lovely bed and breakfast about 5 miles from Assisi, with incredible views of the town. After resting a few hours, we're now off to have dinner and explore the town. Looking forward to a cooking class tomorrow with the owner of our bed and breakfast. ...
... We walked along the main street and every shop was a tourist shop. In the end we had walked the 1.5km of the town and not passed one phone shop. There is not a 'real' town in the western world that doesn't have a mobile phone shop....apart from Assisi. The place was beautiful but completely sterile and I don't think anyone we saw lived there. At the end of the town is the undeniably beautiful Church of San Francesco that ...
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