La Casa Di Campagna
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... there are candles that you can make an offering for as you take the candle. When you get in front of the tomb, there are baskets for you to place the candles in. They are not to be lit but they say they will be lit and offered. Sounds like a rort to me. I bet one of the monasteries uses them to cook their meals or to make coffee with. Given the Italian devotions and preference to this sort of thing, St Francis could be a major contributor to ...
... the hillsides in beautiful hues. We arrive at Assisi station and catch a local bus the 5 km up in the hills to where the Monastery of St Francis is along with our accommodation Hotel Roma on Piazza della Santi Chiara. I scooped the pools and won big time. This hotel has spectacular views overlooking Chiara's piazza, over the half pipe terra cotta roofs to the plains below. We are on the third floor and the bonus is that it has a lift. The view, the ...
... best pasta. After our meal I joined the group walking up to St. Francis' hermitage. I spent some time up there and walked around through the woods before heading back down to town. I made it in just as it started to get dark and walked around some of the little shops before they close. It's been such a long day that I opted for a shower and nap before dinner. I'm so exhausted I'm opting for watching some movie and then bed. Buona note e baci dalla ...
... in and quick dinner - and early to bed. Well, such are the plans of mice and men.....several bottles of Umbrian red later (well....we had to say goodbye!), ALL the left overs of which there was enough for the entire village...and several hours of going through the photos and blog and laughing ourselves hoarse...we ended up with about three hours sleep to begin our 35 plus hours of return travel.
But as they say in the Classics.....you only live once.
... and saw the place where the torch is lit. Our travelling partners Julie and Scott Ford are great travel mates - fun and flexible. We spent almost two hours on the site then another 45 minutes or so at the museum. The recovered statues and artifacts there are stunning. We met up with our driver and 5 minutes away we went to see the Floka amphitheatre which has been built exactly as the originals were. Back in the car and off to ...