Travel Blogs from Montefalco
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 ...
... olive oils, balsamic, truffle, cheese and meats. After this we drove up to the walls of Assisi and walked around and had dinner. We have a 4 hour tour scheduled for tomorrow with a friend of Letizia who is a tour guide. I've been reading about the Life of St. Francis, and I'm really looking forward to learning more about him. Look for more pictures and history of Assisi tomorrow. ...
When Tom began planning the trip in November, he was checking into using our frequent flyer miles and found a flight with seats in Envoy class on the way to Rome using less points than coach. Needless to say, that determined the date we left! What a great way to begin our trip. We each had our own pod which reclined into a flat bed. We were given a set set of ...
... 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 ...
... people stretched along the slope of a hill among olive groves. Had a short walk around as the weather remained inclemant, using the umbrellas as needed.
Got back to Terni late in the evening, and it was still drizzling, so ate close to the hotel. Quite a pleasant little restaurant with just the two of us. I thought I had ordered 2 mint teas. Obviously not. Delicious, but it wasn't ...
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