Hotel Dei Duchi
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- Minbar in room
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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I am feeling terrible today, so we elected to stay at the hotel and not go to Assissi. Only another cathedral (three tier this time) with St. Francis's relics, a finger and his head (supposedly so). Much better than we stay and rest and try and get over these colds.
The hotel is lovely. Even has showers (not in the bath). Wonderful views …
... of wine a day, can't believe I am even writing this). The good part is that the alcohol content is very low and I am not feeling any effects from drinking. The food at dinner was not italian but an attempt to please Americans. Maybe Domani! (tomorrow!). Some of my fellow travelers are not really interested in embracing the Italian experience. Creature of habit, I guess. They need cheese on their pasta, ice in their white wine (and sometimes sugar!) salt and pepper ...
... 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 ...
... beads. This town also suffered as a result of the 1997 quake, and much of it has been rebuilt as in Spello. So again the place is very clean and tidy, and the place has a "new" feeling about it, making it feel touristy, like an amusement park that has been refurbished. But there are lots of original old buildings to see and explore. The two significant buildings are the Rocca Maggiore and the Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi. The Rocca Maggiore is a fort ...
8am on the bus to Ravenna and Perugia (Umbria). Coffee break before Ravenna, lunch between Ravenna and Assisi (near the river on the Tiber river). Some free time in Ravenna shops etc. travelling through Umbria, lunch stop was home made tagliatelle. Stopped ...