Tagged With: Florence

Elderhostel | Tuscany, Italy

For years, I’ve been getting Elderhostel catalogs. They were huge and on thick newsprint stock – and detailed to an almost unfathomable depth, while also beckoning me by the wide range of travel destinations and study options contained therein. Elderhostel was started 30 years ago by Marty Knowlton Read More…

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Assisi | Florence, Italy

The only side trip we took on our recent visit to Florence was a two day sojourn to Assisi. There seems to be a fortuitous rekindling of interest in St. Francis these days. Or is it just my imagination? know there are two new biographies of the great saint just published. (Stop in at Merritt Books.) Read More…

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Florence’s Frescoes | Florence, Italy

Listen up, folks. I just got back from a week of viewing sacred art in Florence. What did I find in the Times travel Section, but “What’s Doing In Florence?” Are they following me around? Furthermore, the first hotel they recommend is the one where we stayed. Now, I’m not kidding, this has Read More…

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