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... road sense. The GPS took us all the way to the Europcar drop off that was very close waking distance to the terminal. There were some small dings on the back courtesy of the person who nudged the back of me at high speed and sped off without stopping; lucky I took out insurance to cover any damage. We have done so much driving in narrow streets not designed for cars that in hindsight I should not be surprised that I would not get away ...
... a church, there are two basilicas, an upper which is bigger & brighter with frescos on the wall depicting St Francis's life then the lower basilica which has the tomb of St Francis., he was born here in 1128, known as a poet, he formed the Franciscan order. The town feels a little like it is frozen in the middle ages, got off the bus and walked up the hill to our hotel, St Francesco hotel directly opposite ...
... so we stayed for quite awhile. Went from the hotel to the wedding as a group by bus taxi and the photos will show the beautiful palace/ museum where the ceremony was held. (Palazzo Della Ragione) Not a large wedding, just close family and friends, which added to the very emotional wedding. Sat in the nearby piazza drinking Proscecco and Spritz until Ristorante Maffei was ready. Very very high class place; one of the guests said it was regarded as the second best restaurant in ...
... very large, being part of a working winery and with air conditioning that would make the place intolerable otherwise. Yesterday we went to La Grande Mele (The Big (Italian) Apple, where we did our last shopping (perhaps). Everything at least 30- 50% off and even found a Bunnings equivalent to give me my "fix". Quiet night ready for the big day ...
... which the town is built. The Etruscans settled this area which sits on a very large series of peaks that they connected to form a walled fortress. When the Etruscans fell to to the Romans, they were pretty much wiped out. As we have seen everywhere, the Romans just built right over the ruins. The caves Pozzo Della Cava we are visiting were covered by the Roman building and not discovered until a remodel project on the current restaurant in the 1980’s. The ...