Il borgo di Messenano
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... get the car and move it over.
If you go to Siena, don’t enter through the fort. Apparently forts are not only designed to keep people out, but also in, so there weren’t any doors to let us get into the town. We backtracked out, and finally made our way in. We wandered the streets, and ended up in the Piazza do Campo, where they hold the Palio twice a year. I recommend you read up on the event, but needless to say, I’d love to be ...
... weekend was knowing whether the Easter Bunny would find us -- or would there be eggs and chocolate awaiting us when we returned home to Orillia.
On the Friday we took care of the groceries and had a quiet day. Many of the groceries came from shopping at the weekly farmer's market just down the road from our apartment. Fresh food and fresh flowers were the main purchases of our day.
Lachlan had been feeling quite ill, and as per usual with ...
... Francis was raised as the wealthy son of a local merchant but began to see visions following a year-long sentence as a prisoner of war following a battle between Assisi and Perugia when he was 19 years old. As a result, he gave up his personal possessions and began to live a more primitive life -- travelling widely, preaching and ministering to the poor. Against all odds, during a time of near constant fighting between city-states, ...
... of San Rufino, which is named for Assisi's patron saint who was the town's first bishop. We marveled at the medieval architecture--various elevations of arches, tunnels and cobbled streets that look like a movie set! We saw the Basilica of St. Clare who was a devoted follower of Francis. We viewed the Roman Temple of Minerva which was converted to a Christian Church in the ninth century. We loved ...
... sites close for about 3 hours from 12 to 3, or 1 to 4). After a look inside, we explored the cemetery. From an outsiders perspective, it looks like a little village. It is a vast collection of family crypts in the shapes of houses, churches (one was even a pyramid) that all stand anywhere from 10 to 20 feet tall. It was fascinating, though you feel a bit like a trespasser in this cemetery which is both hundreds of years old, but also still used today.
The afternoon ...