Hotel Gia Jazz Area

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Travel Blogs from Perugia

Assisi, The City of Peace

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... The Basilica contains her remains. At the end of town is The Basilica of St. Francis. St. Francis was buried on this site in 1226. The church was started in 1228 and is considered the first gothic church in Italy. Inside is beautiful, with 28 frescoes lining the walls that show scenes from the life of Francis which he used to teach the Christian message, a mix of documented history and folk legend. The courtyard overlooks a 15th century cloister that houses ...

Cooking School in Assisi

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... each region we've been in has its own unique flavors, foods and ways of cooking. Every place we've been has made pasta differently. Today, she mixed all the ingredients in the food processor and very little kneading was involved. As part of the cooking class, Letizia also offered us a chance to go into town and do a food tasting at a small shop owned by some of her friends. We ...

Great Start to Vacation!

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... Assisi, about 3 hours north. We stopped for lunch in Spoletto, home to a summer music festival. We are staying in a lovely bed and breakfast about 5 miles from Assisi, with incredible views of the town. After resting a few hours, we're now off to have dinner and explore the town. Looking forward to a cooking class tomorrow with the owner of our bed and breakfast. ...

Orvieto underground

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... seige), feathers for stuffing, replenishing on a regular basis and a tradable commodity.

The location, defensive walls, wells and pigeons allowed the Etruscans to hold out for 2 years against the Romans, though it wasn't clear why the city fell after that. One suspects that it was the result of either a traitorous or heroic act, depending which side of the wall you were on.

Walked over 3/4 of the Andello della rupe, a ...

Help from an unexpected source

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... travel. Had no intention of testing my new rain poncho.

Somewhat sensitive, as boots and jeans still drying out from the day before!

Not sticking around for the rain, headed south to San Gemini but it was raining when we arrived so just stopped and took a couple of photos.

Miserable weather

Continued on to Cesi in the late afternoon. It is a small village of ...

 

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