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Europe » Italy » Umbria » Assisi October 15th 2005

I am here in Assisi, which is just beautiful. Its a bit sunny for me, but most of those reading this blog would say it is beyond belief perfect weather. I guess we cant all love the rain. It really has been quite another religious experience for me. Everything is so quiet and calm. Just wonderful. I even went to church this morning (which was PACKED--hello its Saturday morning!). One thing about church. it was packed with all the die hard Italians and me, and all the tourists crowded around the gate to watch us freaks. There was not a vacant seat. So when everyone got up to go to communion, all the Japanese tourists crammed into our seats. what the? Dont worry some loud (though surprisingly small) Italian women hail Mary'd them outta there. Then ... read more
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Europe » Italy » Umbria » Assisi October 14th 2005

So this morning yet again I tried to rent a scooter before I left on the 5pm bus. But since I didnt have a drivers license i was yet again denied. I about cried right at the rental place. My scooter career is over. So i wondered around on the verge of tears, listening to all the old men greet each other...one more Godfather sounding than the next. So in true Amy fashion, I took standby and got the heck outta that place that only brought me gloom. Now I am in glorious Assisi. It is so beyond beautiful. It is up there with Germany and Hallstatt on the "I want to move here " list. It is packed with nuns and priests. A good looking young priest walked by and I smiled at him. Thats ... read more
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Europe » Italy » Umbria » Assisi September 30th 2005

M. Miriam and Sr. Rita are travelling to Assisi for General Chapter. They will visit Florence on the way there. · other traveller's photos · Links to other photos: · map · Postcards from Assisi · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · · TRAVELblog MEMBERS - Login · Click CONTROL PANEL · click ADD ENTRY · Scroll down t... read more

Europe » Italy » Umbria » Assisi May 6th 2003

It's a charming hill town with plenty of tourist shops and pleasant walks.... read more




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