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... in for some "hair raising" moments. My learning to drive on a manual has paid dividend so many times. Skills you obviously don't loose as it has been years since I have driven a manual. This dear little Fiat has performed magnificently, taking the "double-shuffles" in its wake!
Phillip did enjoy the spectacular views and it was a great decision to take that route.
There was another blessing waiting on the other side of the mountain!
... by Giotto from the 13th Century and the room is packed. Five priest process out to celebrate Mass. It is in Italian, our third in a row. I swear I am never going to be and ESL student as you know what is going on but you don't have the ability to join in or understand what they are saying. After Mass we go down to the tomb of St Francis. We join a long continuous line of people wanting to see the tomb of one of Italy's Patron saints. As you enter ...
... br> Lunch was great and cooked much lighter than in Australia. We ordered our favourite mains of lemon chicken, sweet and sour pork and fried rice However entree antipasto plate was a variety of little fried things, like spring rolls, so fresh, and lots of, "I don't know what", however with the accompanying dipping sauce, all tasted great!
The coatings on both the lemon chicken and sweet and sour were much lighter than they serve at ...
... best pasta. After our meal I joined the group walking up to St. Francis' hermitage. I spent some time up there and walked around through the woods before heading back down to town. I made it in just as it started to get dark and walked around some of the little shops before they close. It's been such a long day that I opted for a shower and nap before dinner. I'm so exhausted I'm opting for watching some movie and then bed. Buona note e baci dalla ...
... in and quick dinner - and early to bed. Well, such are the plans of mice and men.....several bottles of Umbrian red later (well....we had to say goodbye!), ALL the left overs of which there was enough for the entire village...and several hours of going through the photos and blog and laughing ourselves hoarse...we ended up with about three hours sleep to begin our 35 plus hours of return travel.
But as they say in the Classics.....you only live once.