Hotel La Villa
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... although the observance of their motorway etiquette would make our driving at home more pleasant and dare I say, safer! Oh, well, it is, what is it!
Italy, it's so civilised!
We arrived home around 4pm, good time to open up our villa, unpack and then off the our much loved Aldo's Bar delle Galle to pay our outstanding coffee bill, enjoy a glass of champagne and be welcomed home "one local to another"!
... or holding onto the grate allowing the moment to impact on them. We sat for a while to admire the tomb and scene. It is inspiring and very moving to be here. Little wonder so many miracles have been performed in his name. After Mass and hot chocolate, we head to a 1.5 walk down beside the monastery to the valley below. While it was a steep walk at times and took about 2 hours to go down and come back up, it was a tiring but lovely walk. The ...
Today began early with a 5am wake up call. We were packed, boarded, and on the road by 6:30 headed to Assisi. A three hour nap later we arrived in the beautifully peaceful city. Late morning we had tours of St. Francis church ending at his tomb. After we spent some time there we headed to the hotel to check in and get lunch. Italians eat a lot of carbs, which don't fill you up for very long, so by the time we say down to lunch I was starving. I had some ...
... Apart from my "grazie", after her gestures, like, capping up, indicating waiting time with her fingers, gesturing me to the wash area and back again, the blow dry, oh, and she did indicate by holding up the scissors and shaking her head, negatively, that no cut is needed, not a word!
So, this left me wondering. My wonderful hairdresser, Lauren, engages in conversation from the moment I walk in until I walk out....minimum 3 hours.
Mara, in ...
... not a soul in sight. Not a shop open. Not a cat. NOBODY!!!! Can you image.....an entire town closed????
Next day we choofed off to claim our miracles from Saint Frances of Assisi, who founded the Franciscan Religious Order in the town in 1208. He is know as the patron Saint of Animals and the Environment. Another mountain side medieval town, also fascinating. Loads of walking, Paul went up the Fortress tower - and a walk through the streets and shops. Had a spritz in ...