Hotel la Torre
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... 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 ...
... waiting to be heated. The shop/gallery was full of beautiful pieces. We managed to limit ourselves to one plate and a small oil pourer. Both are being freighted directly home.
It is a long ascent from the Funicolare up winding, narrow cobble stoned passages lined either side with various shops and some really lovely shops. I couldn't resist the Cashmere outlet, again famous in this region. I did, however resist the most beautiful ...
... 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 ...
... sitting enjoying coffee in piazza 12 on the dot! She then locked up and presumably went home! Done for the day!
Do I just not notice that at home nothing is being done on my hair for at least half the time I spend in the hairdresser?
A great experience though, and ah, it's Italy....so civilised!
Just after P and I were seated waiting for our coffee, me, with my new hair colour , a group of school children ...
... 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.