Motoring thro’ Italian countryside ..

Motoring thro’ Italian countryside ..

.. from Monte Cassino to Assisi ..  and taking photographs en route .. hence reflections from windows (and a bluish tinge) and some pics not up to standard 😉   …  it was lovely to see the central Italian countryside  …  hilly, mountainous, farmland and fields, houses and villas …  villas atop hills and in valleys  … and ancient towns atop hills and in valleys … very pretty !


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San Pietro church …

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Pietro, our driver,  stopped the coach outside Spoleto, an ancient city in the Italian province of Perugia (central Umbria), for us to take a few photographs.  The fortress, Rocca Albornoziana,  dates back to 1359 …

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Church of San Pietro through the trees ..

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These houses are on the other side of the road from where we stood…

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Trevi … dates back to the lst century BC with the Duomo of Sant’ Emiliano at the highest point, one of about 20 churches.   I could have spend many a happy hour exploring the streets ..   but we whizzed passed 🙁

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Finally, we arrived in Assisi at our hotel .. Cenacolo Hotel – a renovated Franciscan convent and pilgrims hostel in Santa Maria degli Angeli, the ‘lower town’ of Assisi … next post 😉

Trafalgar Tours : Best of Italy : June 2013

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