Entries tagged with ‘Assisi’

Assisi Pilgrimage

Being in Assisi feels like being in another time. The entire city is constructed of stone and most of it is a “fleshy pink” colored brick from the area (reminiscent of the Minnesota River Valley Kasota stone present in some Gustavus Adolphus College buildings). The architecture of Assisi ranges from Medieval (Rocca Maggiore) and Romnesque […]

Moving on to Assisi via Orvieto

After riding a Sorrento concert high, the Gustavus group (unfortunately) had a very early morning wake up call and departure from the beautiful, music-loving seaside community. On the buses heading north on the first rainy day of the tour, the initial experience was waiting in a long traffic jam (which gave most passengers extra sleeping […]