Viole Country Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... in Florence. It was great to see all of the castles, ruins, and other awesome structures and hilltop towns as crusied up the freeway. We turned off at Orvieti, which was a convenient location to get off the freeway and start hitting some backroads. We saw an amazing town perched up on a hilltop (it turned out to be Orvieti proper), and were excited to pass near it on our way into Tuscany (technically we were still in Umbria). Italian roadsigns ...
On this Easter weekend, the greatest 'x factor' was perhaps knowing what was going to be open when, and knowing we had groceries to get us through. We did not know how much of 'lock down' Easter would have on a smaller town. In the end, Spoletto seems to be a popular tourist destination for Italian tourist on Easter weekend. There were many Italians with maps and tour books looking as confused as we did when we first arrived. For Lachlan, the greatest 'x factor' ...
... Francis was raised as the wealthy son of a local merchant but began to see visions following a year-long sentence as a prisoner of war following a battle between Assisi and Perugia when he was 19 years old. As a result, he gave up his personal possessions and began to live a more primitive life -- travelling widely, preaching and ministering to the poor. Against all odds, during a time of near constant fighting between city-states, ...
Yesterday morning we rented a car and drove through the rolling hills of Tuscany into Umbria and the charming town of Assisi. In the year 1200, a simple friar from Assisi countered the decadence of Church government, and society in general, with a powerful message of non-materialism. Francis forsook his wealthy family and taught by example, living a life without worldly goods and aiming to love all ...
... sites close for about 3 hours from 12 to 3, or 1 to 4). After a look inside, we explored the cemetery. From an outsiders perspective, it looks like a little village. It is a vast collection of family crypts in the shapes of houses, churches (one was even a pyramid) that all stand anywhere from 10 to 20 feet tall. It was fascinating, though you feel a bit like a trespasser in this cemetery which is both hundreds of years old, but also still used today.
The afternoon ...