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Umbria (III): Assisi and Todi


We headed to Assisi on Wednesday and planned to ‘meet at the Basilica’ which was only slightly confusing given the large number of  churches in this small hill-top town. 226 more words


Florence/ Tuscan Towns

From Venice we made our way to Florence. I’ve been to Florence once before, along with a few Tuscan villages, and it is one of my favorite places in the world. 409 more words


2 March 1582 - Romana

Daughter of Iacomo, from Brescia, and Dorothea. Married M’ro Pompilio Arcerio, from the diocese of Assisi, a shoe seller near San Giovanni de’ Fiorentini. Received a 40 scudi dowry. 15 more words


Broadhurst controversially denied gold medal in Italy

Dundalk boxer Amy Broadhurst had to settle for a silver medal at the European Youth and Junior Championships in Assisi in Italy yesterday.

The 17-year-old was controversially adjudged to have been beaten on a split decision to Valery Manchak of the Ukraine in the 57kg final. 118 more words


Assisi makes you work hard if you want pizza. But it is so worth it!

Talk about burning off the calories you are about to consume! For our pitstop on the way to Rome, we stopped in Assisi for lunch at this fantastic Italian restaurant, centrally located on what seemed like the highest mountain-yes mountain, not hill-and of course unobtainable by bus. 308 more words

God's teaching tools in Assisi

It’s my last morning in Assisi. Soon I will depart and go on the next leg of my journey before returning home. I’m restless and nervous, for transitions and travel challenge me. 538 more words


Dolce Vita - 15 days of Italian living

…and as always, there is the beginning and the end in traveling. As there was on my trip to Italy as well. I came back home very late on Monday night, luggages full of pasta, truffle paste and all the other delicacies… and just a few new shoes, of course! 501 more words

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