Hotel La Villa
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... weekend was knowing whether the Easter Bunny would find us -- or would there be eggs and chocolate awaiting us when we returned home to Orillia.
On the Friday we took care of the groceries and had a quiet day. Many of the groceries came from shopping at the weekly farmer's market just down the road from our apartment. Fresh food and fresh flowers were the main purchases of our day.
Lachlan had been feeling quite ill, and as per usual with ...
... business in Assisi. That being said, it seems like many of the hill towns, the Renaissance largely skipped Assisi and this medieval walled city made for an excellent day trip.
We started at the Basilica di San Francesco, a grand frescoed which two levels down contains the crypt containing the remains of St. Francis. The kids have been quite fascinated with the crypts found in churches. Imagining what the big stone tombs contain ...
... little Church of Santo Stefano and the magnificent, imposing Basilica of St. Francis. After a lovely meal, we fell into bed exhausted! All-in all, it was a glorious day. This morning we were up early to get the car back to Siena within the 24 hour rental period. We caught a morning bus to Florence which gave us time to eat lunch, do laundry, grocery shop and prepare for Dany and Maria's arrival about 4 ...
... sites close for about 3 hours from 12 to 3, or 1 to 4). After a look inside, we explored the cemetery. From an outsiders perspective, it looks like a little village. It is a vast collection of family crypts in the shapes of houses, churches (one was even a pyramid) that all stand anywhere from 10 to 20 feet tall. It was fascinating, though you feel a bit like a trespasser in this cemetery which is both hundreds of years old, but also still used today.
The afternoon ...
Went on a one day pilgrimage with my school to Assisi to learn about the life of St. Francis of Assisi. Another beautiful town. I got to see where St. Francis was buried as well as the cross he was praying to when he decided to become a saint. I was not able to take pictures ...