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... monks today. We returned to Assisi in the evening for dinner and then happened to find a chamber music concert in a small chapel. It was performed by members of the Assisi performing arts, a group of musicians from all over the world who come to Assisi for 3 weeks during the summer to study and perform. We heard a variety of music from Mendelssohn, Saint-Saens, Hindemith, and a piece for flute and bassoon by Villa-Lobos. A great day! Going to Montelcino tomorrow. ...
Today we had a cooking class at our bed and breakfast in Assisi. Letizia was a great teacher and cook. We were also joined by another guest from England. We made a lentil, tomato and mozzarella salad, a spinach fritatta, stringozzi pasta, and limoncello melon panacotta for desert. It was all tradition Umbrian food, and she did a wonderful job teaching us the different techniques in ...
... to use, as well as an amenity pack with socks, sleep mask, earplugs, toothbrush, etc. For dinner we had an appetizer, beef tenderloin and Ben and Jerry's ice cream for dessert. Of course, wine was also on the list, and it wasn't from a box! Not too bad for airplane food. Dinner service lasted almost 3 hours. After arriving in Rome, we got our car and ...
... the Carmalites are thin on the ground in Italy, four priests had come over as missionaries from the very south of India, where the Carmalite faith has a strong following. Even though it was technically shut, one of the priests brought us into the church and gave us a guided tour, which very generous. His english was good, so we had a wide ranging discussion ...
... what else ?), it began its definitive "comeback" after WW II. Given its history, it was fortunate so many of the grand old buildings and churches survived.
Couldn't miss the Rocca Albornoziana atop its rocky pinnacle. Visible from all directions. From behind the Duomo, a tunnel lead inside the rock, with an arrow indicating up to the fortress. 237 steps up the core of the pinacle to reach ...
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