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... although the observance of their motorway etiquette would make our driving at home more pleasant and dare I say, safer! Oh, well, it is, what is it!
Italy, it's so civilised!
We arrived home around 4pm, good time to open up our villa, unpack and then off the our much loved Aldo's Bar delle Galle to pay our outstanding coffee bill, enjoy a glass of champagne and be welcomed home "one local to another"!
Assisi Off to the Basilica of St Francis for mass in English. We get there early and have time to go and ask for a Mass to be said for the Quirk Family. Mass is downstairs under the Basilica and we are there ten minutes before 9 so we get a seat. Nuns abound in the congregation, we get two in our seat. The organ starts on cue just before mass is due to begin, the stage is set for a beautiful experience. The ceiling is cross vaulted, decorated ...
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 ...
... but just as beautiful. The old part of the city is welcoming, with magically views for miles and miles across the Umbrian country side. We popped in for a quick bite and ended up in an Irish Pub - really made our day. We were actually walking through clouds at one point (which I guess was a change from our last three or so weeks of walking 'on clouds' - as daily we had to pinch ourselves that this was real). Our last night here and a really early start in the morning dictated ...