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Today was a day of rest. This meant 5 hours on the bus! Even though we spent hours riding, and getting much needed sleep, we saw some cool stuff. Our first stop was on our way out of Sorrento where they produce in-laid wood furniture. Sorrento is the world capital for this art form and it was neat to actually see it. Our next stop on the way north …
... 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 ...
... in terraced streets with many back alleys to discover. Like the other Umbrian hill-towns we have explored, the streets climb at a steep angle, making exploring the town a workout in itself (lucky for us -- we need to balance out the the pizza, wine and gelato!).
The chief draw of this town, of course, is its fame as the birthplace of St. Francis, medieval holy man and founder of the Franciscan order. Born in 1181 in ...
... 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 ...
... It was a interesting find. We learned too that it was wise Graham only used his foot to adjust the line since they have hairs that sting and can cause rashes and allergic reactions. Don't mess with the lowly catepillar!
We did find the video store after all. Just around the corner from our place in the end. So tonight's feature: Peabody and Sherman. We figured since they go back in time and meet Leonardo di Vinci that it was still a part of their educational programming...