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How’s this laundry line pic Mom? I took it while looking for a breakfast place on Sunday morning with Gina. We ended up splitting a cornetto and a tramezzino on a bright yellow porch in town before joining Sara and Katie for our lakeside lunch

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Santa Cristina is known for the miraculous sacramental miracle of the host bleeding during transubstantiation in the hands of a doubting priest. We visited around 4:45 on Saturday and mass started 15 minutes later so we decided to stay…

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It turned out to be a mass AND a vow service for a new nun led by the bishop. It was really amazing – the woman spoke Italian but is African, and so she and her African sisters danced up and down the aisle.

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Lago di Bolsena

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Best of friends

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The coastline has a bike trail, Dad

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Sara and my second gelato in a row from the same place. The gelateria owners didn’t look at all surprised when we walked back in for more. I got pistacchio and orange\carrot\ginger the first time, and cinnamon and chocolate the second. Maddy, the choc tasted the same as at Gelato di Riso!

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They call the purple flowers Lila’

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Sara, our ISC

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Stumbled into a beautiful church on the hill of the town near the museum

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This is basically the whole tiny town

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supersize this one! The castle area was fun to walk through

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Sara, Gina, Katie

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HA caught Gina texting..I had to get a shot by the water

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Birthday lunch of fried seafood and spaghetti vongole (clams)

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The beautiful main road

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Our central hotel, Ai Capani (close enough)

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I took this for Dad because I thought it was a cycling crowd but it was just a group of men in sporty jackets

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Didn’t even look through the lens..

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The new sister is to the right of the altar, her superiors are signing some paper near the bishop at the altar

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Saturday gelato, Gina and Katie

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Gina

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Just arrived, lounging on the coastline while I was rock-hopping

 

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One response »

  1. Mom says:

    Laundry line pic = love it
    Tile roof = love it
    Wooden case with bottles = love it
    Lake framed by 2 trees = love it
    Main road = love it
    Mary statue = love it
    View through curly gate = love it
    You…I love the most!!!

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