Franciscan Monastery

This is inside the 14th century Franciscan Monastery, near the Pile (pe-lay) gates in the old city. They still have a working old world pharmacy founded in 1317, which you can see in the background of the drawing below. We spent a very wet afternoon sketching here last week, but under the arches we had a great view of the inner courtyard while keeping dry. Every so often one on the grapefruits would fall off the tree in front of me and roll down to the inner cloister.