Castello di Petrata
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... of Christ's walk with his cross, but rather a candlelit walk that stopped at various markers along the way up to the Duomo for prayer. What surprised Sally most were the jeers and comments which came from the Friday night bar crowd who were gathered near the Piazza, but for entirely different reasons. The bar owner finally ushered the loud mouths back inside the bar and closed the doors. Catholicism, we were beginning to learn, is perhaps more of a ...
... cute little restaurant for lunch and enjoyed some pasta and pizza from their stone pizza oven.
Amongst the Medieval architecture, we also managed to discover some of the Roman heritage of the city, such as the location of the original Roman forum and the Temple of Minerva. The beautiful ancient facade of the temple leads to a less interesting church, but as we have learned, few ancient temples survived unless they were ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
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 ...