Travel Blogs from Capri
... The Basilica contains her remains. At the end of town is The Basilica of St. Francis. St. Francis was buried on this site in 1226. The church was started in 1228 and is considered the first gothic church in Italy. Inside is beautiful, with 28 frescoes lining the walls that show scenes from the life of Francis which he used to teach the Christian message, a mix of documented history and folk legend. The courtyard overlooks a 15th century cloister that houses ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
... of information. The tombs were created out of carved tufa blocks, and engraved with the name of the deceased.
Under the city is a labyrinth of caves and tunnels. Each house/building had its own "cellar", the usage depending on aspect and need. The cellar was dug to provide building material for the house above, and also to increase the available space. Some cellars had been complete workshops. On the warmer southern side of ...
... 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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