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After 6:15am Mass we got on the bus to go to Monte Cassino. The Abbey for the Benedictines is there. We went up the mountain to the Abbey and had a great tour. The story of the rock is that St. Benedict fell and God made the rock soft so his arm print is there. St. Scholastica liked doves and when she died St. Benedict saw doves. Then we left to go back to ...
... Order in a small monastery in the 13th century. It is situated right below where he lived in a cave and small dwelling prior to becoming Pope at the age of 79. There was an abbey built on the site which was destroyed by an earthquake so a new one was built in the 18th century. It was deconsecrated in the 19th century and served as a hospital, poorhouse, prison of war and normal prison until 1992. It is most likely there were ...
Throw in the occasional blue lake and the picture is complete. It was simply stunning. The town was very cultured with a couple of jewellery shops where I treated myself to a ring that was made by the old man who sold it to me. He is the 13th generation of his family to work in the shop. It was fascinating. We also bought a scarf and a wall hanging made from local wool from a charming talented lady.
... grappa with different flavoured sugars and liqueurs to add. We were so full we were uncomfortable. All the food was home grown, even the meat. Just superb. They charged Carol 20 euro a head!! It would be 100 dollars at home at least. She paid them 25 euro. Bit of a walk then a short drive to Sulmona where we are staying for the last three nights. Hotel Rojan is lovely and our room is spacious with a great bathroom. ...
... food and to some bars with a bunch of people from our hostel. At the end of the night it was time to say goodbye to Bryan, Kaela, Michael and Vinodh who had been the best company. It had felt a bit like traveling with my really cool older brothers and sister. And like with all people you meet while traveling, you never know where you'll meet again. The day after it was time to leave Pai as my hostel was fully booked and I didn't want to switch hostels. I said goodbye to ...