Carpediem Assisi Living Club
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... 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 ...
... br> I do think it's because of a combination of things, the butter in Italy is unsalted and their jams are so bland, that breakfast became the "only" uninteresting meal.
Yes, Phillip does go into the piazza but not every morning and it has taken several tries to find a bread that will successful toast but to no avail because of the "toppings".
Then yesterday it ...
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 ...
... sitting enjoying coffee in piazza 12 on the dot! She then locked up and presumably went home! Done for the day!
Do I just not notice that at home nothing is being done on my hair for at least half the time I spend in the hairdresser?
A great experience though, and ah, it's Italy....so civilised!
Just after P and I were seated waiting for our coffee, me, with my new hair colour , a group of school children ...
... in and quick dinner - and early to bed. Well, such are the plans of mice and men.....several bottles of Umbrian red later (well....we had to say goodbye!), ALL the left overs of which there was enough for the entire village...and several hours of going through the photos and blog and laughing ourselves hoarse...we ended up with about three hours sleep to begin our 35 plus hours of return travel.
But as they say in the Classics.....you only live once.