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... Not too sure about that one but it was quite a sight to see them hobble down the mountain after their feet had enough torcher. The hermitage was so peaceful and a nice change of pace as we got to be out in nature. Mairin and I explored the different pathways through the forest area and it was just an overall moving experience. After we got back and had dinner with a side of cold showers, Ryan (one of the directors of the ...
... disappeared when I realized she only spoke Japanese and Italian and that we had to continue our conversation through google translate.
I spent the first week seriously doubting what the hell I was doing in Perugia. I could think of so many places I'd rather be, so many things I'd rather be doing. Perugia was cute, but very small. The classes were okay, but very easy and I had way too much time on my hands.
Luckily on the third ...
... we got a local guide to tell us a little of the history of the town and of Saint Francis. After hearing all the stories a lot of things started to click in. I then understood why Pope Francis chose his name. I understood and embrace my religion more by being there, something I thought would happen in Rome, but instead it happened ...
... We saw relics of St. Anthony ... His vocal chords, part of his tongue, and his teeth and we passed by and go to touch his coffin. The Basilica is absolutely gorgeous. We saw the University of Padua where Galileo was an instructor. It is the second oldest university in Italy. Today we drove to Ravenna and saw a basilica built in 540 AD and a mausoleum built 100 years earlier than that. The churches and other ...
... the Amalfi drive, with no where to turn we had to keep going, I think we were all a bit panic stricken as we were winding our way back to where we came from.
Driving skills were definitely put to the test; manual car, left hand drive, a very fast clutch and maneuvering bends in roads un-intuitively and with roads that were only just wide enough for 2 cars - that is if no one was parked on the side - all with in the first 5 minutes of being ...