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... hand-holds once were that would allow you to remove these large stone squares from the floor, and inevitable deposit something (likely someone) underneath.
In the evening, there was a Good Friday Procession which started from a church on the Piazza Garibaldi and would make its way up to the Duomo. It was to begin at 9pm, so with Lachlan in full fever mode, Sally ventured out with Veda and Garrett to check it out. It did not prove to be a dramatic ...
... in the souvenir shops.
As with so many of our adventures, the religious and secular sites intersect in odd and surprising ways. Outside the Basilica di San Chiara, we came across an old-fashioned carousel, so for a couple of euros, we all got on and had a ride. Except photographer Graham -- someone had to document riding a 19th century carousel in a medieval town in front a church build in the 13th century!
... 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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