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... them, I may not. Let's suffice it to say that I had a good time.
On Saturday morning I joined 7 other retreat participants in a 45 minute taxi/van ride to Florence where we said our goodbyes. The ride was very scenic with countless hilltop panoramic views.
My timing was flawless as I barely made the fast train to Rome. I bought a second class ticket for the ride and rushed to board for the train's imminent departure. As it turned out, I confused ...
... before he died. As we looked around the massive space our tour guide was quick to point out that everything we could see was in fact mosaic made out of marble and other stone, there are in fact no paintings inside St. Peter’s which is pretty incredible. It was really neat to have a chance to walk around and just take in the genius of Michelangelo, after all he was an excellent architect so this played right into his strengths, unlike the painting which he had to adjust ...
... the curve balls and cannot hit the ball no matter how hard we try. Such experience is common to all humans. We inevitably mess up and fail. It is the natural course of existence in this broken world being corrupted by sin. But, Charles Dickens' words hold true for any generation. We all have our own collection of misfortunes. Bad things have happened to every one of us and we have all done bad things too, but the quantity and magnitude ...
... at Rome airport at 1.15pm and what an experience passport check was. There was at least 1000 people trying to get through with only 4 gates open. Took ages and then what a shock - no customs card or customs check. We just walked straight out!!! Nothing like the USA and this is September 11.
Our apartment manager Alex had organized a car to pick us up and he ...
... dudes that practised severe poverty, self discipline and flagullation, like in the Da Vinci code. From there I went to Piazza de Popolo and then shopping. Found a Perugia chocolate shop. Yum yum.
Off to Sorrento tomorrow. Not sure on the wifi so it may be a while before I get to update the blog. Ciao a tutti! Xxx