Albornoz Palace Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking rooms
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... American. I guess you need to cater to the people you are serving. It seems that most Americans are not necessarily interested in an Italian experience but instead want to experience America while in Italy. More on that later. I have included some pictures of the breakfast buffet. Observations of the road trip: So in Italy they drive on the same side of the road as we do. They drive like crazy and the roads are narrow and you think there are going to ...
... Assissi. Of course the home of St Francis of Assissi the town is lovely perched atop the mountain But the main attraction is the Upper and Lower cathedrals built for him that house his tomb. Seems they built a gorgeous gothic church but had more funds so built another Romanesque style one on top of it! Lots of priests and monks around ...
So, we drove north and are now in Tuscany. We stopped at Orvieto, which is an Italian Hill Town. There are many hill towns in Tuscany and Umbria, particularly the former. They were built during the middle ages as defensive structures due to the constant small time warfare and raiding. So, this massive Roman Empire is reduced to sibling squabbling. But there are attractive sights left for us.
In Orvieto, the church is rated by some as the most beautiful ...
... joke there for Phil and Michelle). Dinner that night was at a local restaurant that had been recommended by our host, who had warned us that the restaurant owners English was not very good, and as it turned out that was a bit of an understatement. Their English was worse than my Italian, and that's saying something. So the four of us tried to interpret the menu as best we could, and the owners tried to help us as best they could, but by the time we had ordered we ...
... the old town to the top, took in the views and sat with a coke and coffee cooling off in the slight breeze. The walk back down was easier as it was nearly all by escalator- not one but around 5 or so cascading down the edge of the old city wall. Bavagna is a tiny medieval walled village that takes minutes to walk through. There was a mosaic to see but the place ...