|Michael still hasn't got the hang of the Trevi Fountain.|
They also went to the Castle of St Angelo with its display of swords, armory and cannons. For Kevin the rusting Balista in the courtyard was a thrill. Pope Clement the 7th fled to the Castle from St Peter’s following the sack of Rome. So many of the Swiss Guards were killed that they commemorate that day in May 1527 each year.
|Assisi: a photogenic town.|
Herbie O’Flynn said the Basilica of St Claire contained the Cross of Christ from which Christ spoke to St Francis saying “Rebuild my Church”. Herbie was touched by a time of contemplation in the stillness and mystery of the place. He and Lynn both agreed this is a place of extra ordinary peace.
Charlotte and Heidi said they loved walking through the small narrow streets of Assisi and loved the churches.
|Ancient history students at Pompeii.|
The Trinity Community travelled all day to Naples and Pompeii.
The highlight of the day was the history, the pain, the passion and the extraordinary preservation of the place.
Richard Ceasar-Thwaytes went to the Cat Refuge on the free day Tuesday. It is said that Cleopatra who was very fond of cats gave a cat to Caesar as a gift. But alas he was allergic to cats. The Vatican Museum has in its exhibition this wonderful mummified cat - who would have thought? Richard is thoroughly enjoying the experience.