Locanda Del Molino
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There was so much packing to do, as you can imagine, we have collected a few things along the way, Laurie made me dispense with a few things since I have had a little retail therapy! All is good though and we managed to squeeze everything in. Gea, our landlord, came around for a farewell drink, after she left we went into "Antica Enoteca" in via della Croce near the Spanish Steps for a pasta and a bottle of Nero d'Avola, yum, an early night, we have a big day ...
... we found Assisi to be a peaceful and spiritual place. Although written 800 years ago, the words of St. Francis' prayer continue to be relevant and worthy of reflection....
"Make me an instrument of your peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
Where there is injury, pardon;
Where there is doubt, faith;
Where there is despair, hope;
Where there is darkness, light;
Where there is sadness, joy....."
... 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 ...
... was driving, missed the turn and we had to keep driving until we could turn the car around. The first place we tried was too hard so we drove on until we found the perfect spot. It was the Pizza place we had passed the day before with Peter, so we turned the car round.......................after we had lunch there ;-))
Back to the tower which is slowly being restored. Standing ...
... Tuscan specialty pasta with venison- fiorentine steak with fresh tomatoes and beans- Tuscan bread- tiramisu
Alessando had been out hunting for the venison and got his friend to go and find some black truffles as August is the season for them.
What an amazing meal. We didn't end up seeing much of the cooking as we were seated at a long table outdoors once the bruschetta was served. The meal went on for about 3 hours in the true Italian style ...