Ascesi

Address: Via Frate Elia 5, Assisi, Umbria, 6081, Italy | Hotel
 
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Easter Weekend in Spoleto (April 3-5)

A travel blog entry by sharpeworth on Apr 05, 2015

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... hand-holds once were that would allow you to remove these large stone squares from the floor, and inevitable deposit something (likely someone) underneath.

In the evening, there was a Good Friday Procession which started from a church on the Piazza Garibaldi and would make its way up to the Duomo. It was to begin at 9pm, so with Lachlan in full fever mode, Sally ventured out with Veda and Garrett to check it out. It did not prove to be a dramatic ...

A visit with St. Francis

A travel blog entry by sharpeworth on Mar 31, 2015

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... in the souvenir shops.

As with so many of our adventures, the religious and secular sites intersect in odd and surprising ways. Outside the Basilica di San Chiara, we came across an old-fashioned carousel, so for a couple of euros, we all got on and had a ride. Except photographer Graham -- someone had to document riding a 19th century carousel in a medieval town in front a church build in the 13th century!

We ...

Beautiful Assisi

A travel blog entry by newtoa on Mar 31, 2015

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... little Church of Santo Stefano and the magnificent, imposing Basilica of St. Francis. After a lovely meal, we fell into bed exhausted! All-in all, it was a glorious day. This morning we were up early to get the car back to Siena within the 24 hour rental period. We caught a morning bus to Florence which gave us time to eat lunch, do laundry, grocery shop and prepare for Dany and Maria's arrival about 4 ...

A morning's walk

A travel blog entry by sharpeworth on Mar 30, 2015

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... sites close for about 3 hours from 12 to 3, or 1 to 4). After a look inside, we explored the cemetery. From an outsiders perspective, it looks like a little village. It is a vast collection of family crypts in the shapes of houses, churches (one was even a pyramid) that all stand anywhere from 10 to 20 feet tall. It was fascinating, though you feel a bit like a trespasser in this cemetery which is both hundreds of years old, but also still used today.

The afternoon ...

St. Francis

A travel blog entry by nick.buto.22 on Mar 21, 2015

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Went on a one day pilgrimage with my school to Assisi to learn about the life of St. Francis of Assisi. Another beautiful town. I got to see where St. Francis was buried as well as the cross he was praying to when he decided to become a saint. I was not able to take pictures ...

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