Travel Blogs from Bastia Umbra
... preferring to live in
simplicity and humility. Following breakfast, we will begin a tour of
Assisi. Visit the tomb of St Francis. Explore the quaint hilltop
birthplace of St Francis that still retains something of the atmosphere
of the early 1200s, the period when St Francis began his ministry.
Contained within the huge 13th-century Basilica are many of the saint's ...
... and un Giappenese. We had two young male teachers who spoke in Italian for most of the time, English was greatly discouraged.
After class I went in search of a bancomat that would actually dispense me some money - the fifth one I tried worked but I could not withdraw as much as I needed - talk about frustrating! At one stage I went inside a bank to ask for assistance but the woman said she could not help me, I had to use the ATM. Getting inside ...
... her death. The 19th-century Saint Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows was also born in Assisi.
Such a beautiful place to ...
... We also went to see a few different churches around the city, including the church that St. Francis worshipped at, ten the church that was dedicated to St. Francis which unfortunately you could not take pictures of the inside. The stained glass windows was absolutely beautiful to look ...
... but it is crazy to think that they were able to build this enormous of a building in the 15th century. All in all, both chapels were very ornate and cool. The people of this town surely treasured San Francesco and all he did.
For the afternoon, we were given a little time to explore. We opened up this expedition by getting lost…multiple times. All the streets looked the same. Then, we finally found one of our professors ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking