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I see...you see...Assisi

You just never know what you might see while wandering around Assisi . We happened upon this little police car in the Piazza del Comune...
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Now this poor guy looks like he sees defeat. I read somewhere that this (temporary) exhibit in front of the Temple of Minerva portrays Francis on his return home from the Crusades.
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Come, take a stroll through the streets of Assisi and find out what else there is to see...

Remnants of an old Roman arena...
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Rocca Maggiore looming above the town...along the wall to the right, just out of sight, is the Porta Perlici.
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Stepping outside the Porta Perlici is a magnificent panorama of the surrounding hills. The photo doesn't do it justice...
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Wind down through the most magical narrow streets, feeling your spirit grow lighter with every step...
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Pause above Chiesa di Santo Stefano for a time of reflection while gazing over the valley below, the lushness of nature and the warm rosy hue of the stone...
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There was a stillness about Assisi that seeped into my soul, and that after only one day. I have a feeling that Assisi, like much of Italy, is a whole different world by night and I hope to have the privilege of experiencing that world someday.

Comments (5)

A Smart police Car!! How cool!! Leslie and I are HUGE Smart Car fans.

Sandra:

Those are beautiful photos, Anne! I think the statue of the tired knight often sits somewhere around the Basilica de San Francesco and is, indeed, Francis. I could be wrong.....anyway it looks wonderful in the piazza! This is making me rethink Venice in September; maybe I should go back to Umbria instead.

Assisi is on my list too of places I want to return too and spend more time. It was magical.

Love seeing your photos!

Such gorgeous photos! I keep coming back to look at them.

Anne:

My header photo is a little slice of Assisi. It was taken on the same trip as the blog pics.

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