Relais Villa Valentini
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... had to step aside for a while to let them pass on so we could hear ourselves think.
We got back to the car, where there was no parking ticket! I won’t lie, I was kind of nervous. We found our way out to the autostrada, and headed up to Florence. We hit some evening traffic, but it wasn’t all that bad, and after only a couple of missed navigational queues (I miss Utah’s grid system!), we pulled up to the Machiavelli Palace ...
... English), and then stopped again by an older nun who asked how far the procession was away from the station which was located outside her doorway (or at least that is what Graham thinks she was asking). Again he did his best to excuse the language barrier and convey what little he could. Realizing that he had easily beat the procession to the Duomo, he set off up toward the Rocca to take some night shots of the Ponte delle Torri. Back at the Duomo, ...
Tuesday dawned bright and sunny so we headed out early to catch the train to Assisi. An easy 40 minute ride on a commuter-style train brought us to the station in Assisi, far below the hill-town above. We caught a city bus (obviously the chief form of school transport for teenagers at this time of the morning) and got off near the city centre around 9am.
Assisi is a beautiful town. The multi-coloured limestone buildings rise up ...
... After finding our Bed and Breakfast at the top of the hill, we began walking down the hill enjoying the sites as we ambled by. From the Piazza Matteotti we walked to the Roman Amphitheater, the stones of which have long been absorbed into the medieval architecture. The view from town to the valley below is called "The Green Heart of Italy" and it's beauty is simply beyond description! We visited ...
We had intended to head to Assisi this morning. We woke up early only to find a new forecast -- overcast and rainy. So tomorrow to Assisi. That is the luxury of a two week stay; no schedule except the one we craft as we go.
So what to do today? Up early, and decent skies in Spoleto, we chose a hike. We took the moving escalator up the hillside to our starting point by the 13th Century Rocca (castle). We crossed the Ponte delle Torri (a bridge and aqueduct that spans ...