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... I guess they wouldn't make it! A couple of earthquakes hit the town in the late 90's and destroyed about half the town. Only about 500 people live there now as most others fled to the valley to live in a safer environment. I attached a picture of a temple (with pillars) that dates back to the century before Christ. Unbelievable! It started as a Roman pagan temple and it is now a Catholic Church. St Clare (the Italians call her Chiara (K sound not ch sound which I ...
We stopped first in Ravenna today to see its ceramics and the tomb of Dante. The ceramics were nice but having seen the Blue Mosque eand Hagia Sofia in Istanbul I wasn't too impressed. Supposedly Cole Porter was inspired to write Night and Day while there. We then drive hrough the mountains and then Umbria for another two hours to ...
... We do not disagree. Unfortunately for us they were engaged in restorative work on the exterior front. The inside was pristine. The church is rich with paintings and frescoes. In fact Mike (aka Michelangelo) reviewed the ceiling and wall art before painting the Sistine Chapel. Bird is also especially impressed with the alternating black and white stone work. Rather surprising they could build such a structure in a fairly out of the way place during the middle ...
... metres above sea level. So most of the towns in this region were built high up in the hills. As a result Assisi and the fort itself have stunning 360 deg views of the Umbrian landscape, and would have been an imposing structure for an invading army. We climbed the two watch towers, which are connected by a 105 metre tunnel inside the wall, and standing at 500 metres above sea level, where I could easily see the horizon 40 kms away, the views were breathtaking. The ...
... magnificent town on the hill, tour guide took us through the San Franciscan church. Perugia last stop for the day for a one night stay. Lovely hotel meal at La Meridiana, yellow Vespa scooter in the foyer, nice soft bed. Nice views from this hotel if ...