La Palma Hotel
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What got me the most I think is that our guide said this particular convent was unusual as it had women who had come from all over the world. Some of the women were not religious before working high powered executive roles however they got the calling and that was it. I couldn't imagine going from a life full of so much power to choosing something submissive where they have no control. Some had husbands and left them to join the convent in Assisi.
... on stike. So instead we walked home, ate a great lunch, and set out for the Leonardo Da Vinci museum. SO GOOD. This team tookall his old notes and reconstructed his machines, using the same technology and supplies he would have had. Just great.
On Saturday we made another attempt to visit the forum et al. But since it had been closed the day before it was just too busy. So. Instead we booGied on over to San Clements churh-a recommendation from Steve. It is a ...
... del clima tan lindo, de Italia y de un viaje que por lo menos a mi se me estaba terminando. Volvimos a pasar por puntos claves, simbolicos hicimos un poquito mas de shopping y luego quise ir a la Fontana di Trevi, de noche a disfrutarla por ultima vez. Nos tomamos uno de esos helados que no te olvidas mas, mirando la fuente y hablando pavadas. Volvimos caminando al hotel, y yo empece la ardua y deprimente tarea de empacar. Cenamos con Luciana, en la Trattoria de a la vuelta, ...
... one sits in a manicured lawn across the driveway. I get the feeling the nuns here prefer the smaller simpler one as a closer representation of their beloved foundress.
On the other side of the monastery of San Grigoria is a hostel where the Sisters administer to the needs of homeless men. We are delighted to meet these lovely serene nuns going about the daily life of the convent and to join them in a prayer and a hymn just before we must leave.
... Spent a few hours there and really only skimmed the surface of the forum, which (NOW I know ...) is a much bigger and more interesting site!
Jas spat the dummy so I took her back to the apartment while the others met with Sue's cousing Linda, and had tea. Also took care of some maintenance, I found a laundromat at 9pm in a back street, which had a couple of guys who did everything for me and kindly stayed open late to allow me to ...
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