Hotel Tiferno

Piazza Raffaello , Perugia, Umbria, 06012, Italy | Hotel
Prices starting from $92.00
 

Travel Blogs from Perugia

Assisi, The City of Peace

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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Today we spent the day leaning about Assisi and wondering around the town. Daniela was a great tour guide and shared many interesting facts about St. Francis. We began our tour outside the walls at the Hermitage,which is the site of a 14th century convent. It is still occupied by Franciscan friars. Francis began coming here in 1205 when he was struggling with how to live his life. We went in a tiny cave where St. Francis would spend many hours praying. The whole ...

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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... 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 ...

Orvieto underground

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... the cellar walls had nesting holes for pigeons, pigeon raising a worthy occupation. While there are intersecting passages now, most of the cellars were accessed only from the house above. During WW II, the cellars became air raid shelters. The hospital expanded its cellar, and also created another entry.

Whilst it was always prestigeous to be on the high side of town, the disadvantage was that you had to dig deeper to find ...

Help from an unexpected source

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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Absolutely desperate for a haircut. Advised by the hotel receptionist (female) re salon, and was luckily able to make an appointment for later that morning. Knew it was going to be interesting, as no-one spoke english. In the chair and the moment has arrived. After struggling for a while, the (?) Kenyan street seller, who was in having a chat with the staff and clients, as well as displaying his ...

 

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