Weekend of "Ferragosto"
"Ferragosto" is what the Italians calls the 15th of August or thereabouts, a time when most folks go on vacation. It turns out that as I was leaving Assisi this weekend (I am writing this on the 14th), there was a continuous stream of traffic coming into Assisi -- all Italian license plates. The fireworks photos were from the show put on in honor of the city's patron, Saint Rufinus, on Friday night. Following those are other photographs showing things of interest from this Ferragosto Weekend. Ciao!Read More