Hotel Porta Nuova
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... to grow. These pasts two months have taught me a great deal about what I can accomplish, problem solving, socializing, cultural differences and much more. Looking forward to the many more lessons I will learn and my continued growth throughout the remainder of my travels.
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... invigorated we want to check the David queue once more, just in case...YES! Much reduced, so we join queue, which feels like a torture for the tourists. Blazing sunshine..the sweat just drips off you & can't believe nobody faints! However after 45 mins we're in. Well worth returning too. To think David is 500 yrs old is astonishing...he is also so HUGE!
back to the farmhouse around 8 pm...lie-in tomorrow methinks...
... of St Francis' parents home.
Our journey in Assisi was coming to a close but not before we headed down the hill to Basilica de Santa Marie degli Angeli. This basilica contains a tiny church inside it that is said to be the place where St Francis prayed during his later years. Unfortunately mass was just beginning and we did not want to interrupt given our traveling backpacks were with us.
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After leaving Cortona we slipped briefly out of Tuscany to visit nearby Assisi in the province of Perugia. Resting place for St Francis it was sombre to visit his tomb under the church there, however the rest of the town has been transformed into a religious tourist destination. What said it all was the carousel outside one of the churches that was adorned with religious motifs...note the Francescan monks in the background. ...
... of fresh berries in the summer. Can’t wait to try that! So after we had the cream base we applied a layer to the bottom of our dishes and then placed a layer of lady fingers down that had been first soaked briefly in espresso. We completely this process until our serving dishes were full and then our teacher placed them in the fridge to let the magic happen.
The final culmination of our lunch being ready was the sauce for the pasta. The sauce that the ladies ...