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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 ...
... back on the bus.
The Italians are spending money on their roads, they need a little tlc, as a consequence the sent us down what is similar to our back roads, just as well only 1 way, crikey, anyway the concrete bridges they have put in makes Arthurs pass look tiny !, back up above again & cruising on the auto strassa.
Arrived in Assissi, a typical medieval town up on a hill, with a wall ...
... would have related to the most. Quite plain compare to all others. Emery said this was his favorite because of that. Next we hiked up the hill to the Piazza del Comune where we ate lunch in the piazza, listened to a string quartet and visited the Roman Temple of Minerva. The Duomo di San Rufino was our next stop. This church has the Baptismal Font where both St. Francis and St. Clare were baptized. I
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... internal feuding between the upper and lower parts of the town. From the 16th century until 1860 it was part of the Papal States. Francis Di Bernardone was born here in 1182. His father was a wealthy cloth merchant who expected his son to have an excellent future. Wishing to become a knight, Francis went to battle in Puglia in 1205, returning saddened by the ravages of war. He decided to live among the poor, taking a vow of poverty and ...
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. ...