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... arrived, though it was close to 11pm at that point, and Graham had the stairway to himself to sit back and watch events unfold.
Lachlan was still only just on the mend by Saturday, so we continued to find things to do in Spoleto. This included a trip to the Archeological Museum and an exploration of the attached Roman theatre. Half of the seating area of the theatre is original, the other half rebuilt, and it is still used for performances. After ...
Tuesday dawned bright and sunny so we headed out early to catch the train to Assisi. An easy 40 minute ride on a commuter-style train brought us to the station in Assisi, far below the hill-town above. We caught a city bus (obviously the chief form of school transport for teenagers at this time of the morning) and got off near the city centre around 9am.
Assisi is a beautiful town. The multi-coloured limestone buildings rise up ...
... of San Rufino, which is named for Assisi's patron saint who was the town's first bishop. We marveled at the medieval architecture--various elevations of arches, tunnels and cobbled streets that look like a movie set! We saw the Basilica of St. Clare who was a devoted follower of Francis. We viewed the Roman Temple of Minerva which was converted to a Christian Church in the ninth century. We loved ...
... sticks into Harry Potter wands and run about casting spells at each other.
Since the path brought us to the outskirts of town, we realized we were quite close to the UNESCO world heritage site -- the Basilica di San Salvatore. It had some interesting frescoes, but most impressive were the re-purposed Roman columns which made up the interior of the Basilica. We got into the church just a couple minutes before the afternoon shut down (most stores, churches and ...
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