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The advanture of Assisi

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.. mist, fox, smoke and whatever the name are could change your day totally different. Those things can be very beautiful but also can be dangerous and make you into a problem. This situation was happened to me when I visited Assisi January 19, 2008 using train. I arrived exactly in the middle of the afternoon. The first place that I visited in the churct Saint Mary of Angels (Santa Maria degli Angeli). It is because the direction to this church is different from the others churches where locate on the hills. Inside the church you can find a small capela, believed as the place where Fransiscan starts. Asisi it self is welknown as the original place of Fransiscan, a group (ordo) in Catholic. This group is famous all over the world as they 'promise' to live in the poverty.
By bus (only one line exsist), you can go to the other churchs located on the hill. At the top, there is catedral Saint Rufino (Santo Rufinus) and Rocca Magiore, a old castle. From this castle, you can create a magic picture of Assisi. Very beautiful with fox covers the below parts of the city.


The problem comes when we went down to have a Mc Donald near the station. We finished our lunch around 5 o'clock and at that time we would like to find the youth hosted which located in the middle part of the hill. Using the bus, we tried to go there. Unfortunatelly, we made a mistake when we got off the bus. We should reached the next bus stop which near to the hostel. The problem is we could not see anything, everything is white, covered by the fox. To wait another bus would take long time and very cold. We decided to walk try to reach the next bust stop. We got confuse when we found a junction. We could not decide which way is the correct one. Again, totally we could not see anything more that 2 meters. Finally, we found the bus stop and we decided to just wait the bus.
I will never forget this experience where I have to be concern more on the weather and time. I never have experience visiting the mountainous area. So, this one could be the best teacher for me.
back to the city, this city actualy very nice. In the pedestrian, they put the name (also the city, sometimes) on the brick probably the name of the people who join to build the street. As this city is a herritage city by UNESCO, it is really worthwhile to come here to find the adventure of Assisi.

Posted by indarto 22:42 Archived in Italy Tagged tourist_sites

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