Travel Inspiration














While I am an atheist, I could not help but be moved by the rapture in the eyes of the pilgrims in the Basilica di San Francesco.

Saint Francis was born here in 1182 and preached in the area.  I cannot agree with his vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience but I do find his affinity with animals inspiring.  His canticle of the creatures is delightful.


Charlie Nelson
June 2008