Monthly Archives: September 2022

Tour of Italy: Assisi and Saint Francis

On the journey to Assisi, our tour guide pointed out the Abbey of Montecassino on a nearby hill.  It was a Benedictine monastery when the Germans took it over during WW2.  The US made a calculated decision to bomb the … Continue reading

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Tour of Italy: Sorrento and the Isle of Capri

Our hotel in Sorrento was family owned.  The mother had recently passed but her sons were keeping the hotel and restaurant business going.  There were rooms facing the sea and some facing the olive groves.   We learned that olives … Continue reading

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