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We woke up to rain. Snuggled up to a roaring fire, it felt romantic, a forced relaxation day. By the afternoon we had thundershowers, furious wind and I was overwhelmed with worry that we’d have rain for the last two days of our trip. So when we woke up the next morning to heavy fog […]



We had hill town fatigue. Not only did Aaron’s back still ache from carrying our toddler in the backpack, but those quaint streets and trinket shops began to blur together. We ignored the gathering rain clouds, grabbed our one umbrella and headed off to visit two abbeys: Abbey Di Sant Antimo and Abbey Di Monte Oliveto Maggiore.