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... at least three stories high. Today we walked around Perugia which is our base. We had a guide(unfortunately it was Marco, the same guide as the previous day) I said to Emma "I will give him twenty euros just to shut him up" Perugia has part of it preserved as an underground city and was originally built by the Etruscans who predate the Roman Empire.Some of the foundation blocks of stone are over 2400 years old, and are not held together by ...
... him. The last group that used him failed to tip him and I can understand why!! I kept asking myself "Is this a holiday or a religious lecture tour?" I like to go into these great buildings and take my time, and walk through in total silence, with out being harangued in my radio air piece with come come come and talk talk talk. What we did learn though was St Francis was the son of a wealthy merchant who had everything ...
... each unique in its
Not many pictures today – just a day of exploration to
return tomorrow for more in depth and picture taking.
Our hotel is spotlessly clean – in contrast to the
apartment we just left in Florence.
Reporting in: a
few less steps today – only 9,700 – and 4.13 miles (are we slowing down??)
... top of the other, built in 13th century.All of the cathedrals we have seen have the story of Christ painted as past people couldn't read and could see the paintings and learn the bible.
It has got a bit cooler but we are in the mountains,we have the most beautiful view from our window from the mountain top town of Assisi over the valley.
We did manage to follow the State of Origin while on the coach there was quit a bit of friendly rivalry.
Tomorrow we will be in Venice
What style of painting and architecture Here they are more fransician. God is close to me. Why are some of the walls partial pictures At Claire was like. A sister to at Francis. Came from a noble family. At Francis died at 44 yrs old. Suffers at the end of his life. The art was made? 1200's??? At Francis could speak ...