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Today was a relative boring one, due to the 5 1/2 hours we had to spend on the bus. The usual stops for toilets or lunch continued as normal. When we finally arrived at Assisi we drove past the Santa Maria deli Angeli, the church at which St. Francis started his order of Monks and eventually died. We drove for a few more minutes ...
... the basilica, down for dinner, this was basically a set menu
2. Vegetable soup or pasta
3. Chicken, potatoes, cauliflower & beans
4. Panaotta dessert
Went for a walk upstairs to see the sunset, Tim went down to the street, they were having some sort of youth activity & showing video onto the side of the basilica, glorious night, bed early long day tomorrow.
... area where our innkeeper could meet us to help carry our bags several blocks to our lodging. Warren did an outstanding job of maneuvering our Jeep, considered small in the US but a very large car for this tiny Italian town, and we finally arrived safely.
After settling in we wanted to go to a small but highly rated restaurant Trattoria del Moro Aronne; with the help of our inn keeper we were able to get a table and it was worth it! ...
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. ...
... after the class and flying back home to Hong Kong.
It was another fabulous meal. Fresh made risotto, followed by trout with red and yellow peppers, followed by orange panna cotta ~ which was the freshest I had ever tasted. Chef Filippo had to get to the hotel's kitchen, so we bid our goodbyes & thanked him for a fabulous week of teaching us how to make great food, Italian style. And we couldn't leave without saying goodbye to ...