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... in for some "hair raising" moments. My learning to drive on a manual has paid dividend so many times. Skills you obviously don't loose as it has been years since I have driven a manual. This dear little Fiat has performed magnificently, taking the "double-shuffles" in its wake!
Phillip did enjoy the spectacular views and it was a great decision to take that route.
There was another blessing waiting on the other side of the mountain!
... finery, complete with feathered covered hats. They played a number of songs and some they got locals into the middle of them to sing verses while they played the chorus vigorously. The old Italian ways continuing outside the first century Temple to Minerva (now a church). It was a fortuitous experience. A quick check of the plans tomorrow sees us on a 9.37 train to Rome with us arriving at about 1.30. Then we are out to dinner tomorrow night. How ...
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 ...
... not a soul in sight. Not a shop open. Not a cat. NOBODY!!!! Can you image.....an entire town closed????
Next day we choofed off to claim our miracles from Saint Frances of Assisi, who founded the Franciscan Religious Order in the town in 1208. He is know as the patron Saint of Animals and the Environment. Another mountain side medieval town, also fascinating. Loads of walking, Paul went up the Fortress tower - and a walk through the streets and shops. Had a spritz in ...