Visiting Assisi today
Driving up the hill
Walking into the walled city
She's watching touists!
Looking over the wall - olive grove below
Uh, oh - looks like rain!
Church of St. Clare
Beautiful view of the city
The sky was very unusual
Nuns have backpacks now
Very clever outdoor cafe seating
St. Rufino church
St. Francis inside
This place was so charming!
Temple of Minerva
A Trojan Horse?
Inside the Temple church
St. Peter with his keys and book
St. Paul with his sword (the word of God)
The rain did fall . . .
Another beautiful spot
St. Stefano's small church
Front of the church - built in 1100's
The inside simplicity
The confessional booth
The baptismal font from a grinding stone
The Basilica of St. Francis
A monk on the run
Francis returning from the war
The main entrance to the church
"Pax" (peace) with the TAU (T) sign
St. Francis signed his writings with the TAU
Some umbrellas are statements!
The cloisters inside the courtyard
St. Francis was only 5'4" tall
Another view of the church
Door decoration for a new baby
The street is empty and silent after 7 p.m.
Colors of spring
Souvenirs for sale!
The old 16th century market place (no souveniers!)
A window full of saints
A last look at St. Clare's
Nuns of St. Clare
Dusk in Assisi
The walk back to the parking lot
Goodnight, Assisi . . .
St. Mary of the Angels Church
Inside there is a small chapel . . .
. . .where St. Francis lived in 1200's
He began the Francisan Order here
Notes for blessings left for St. Francis
"Here lived St. Francis"
The gift shop was huge!
Teenagers kissing St. Franciw\s
The saint talking to a bird
Old photo of the installation of Mary's statue
It's a rainy afternoon
Modern interpretation of St. Clare's story
She runs away to join the Franciscan Order
St. Francis cuts off her hair
A monk tourist
Best thing to do on a rainy day. . .
. . .go to the mall !
Eat at McDonald's. . .
There's even a "Co-op" like our Wal-Mart!