Pieve a Pava
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... the Duomo. There is also a collection of rather humerous sculptures in the plaza. Then we find our way back to the car to find Doreen awake. While Pienza is another hilltop town, it is quite flat. We park, then pass a tranquil garden before entering the old town. Pope Pius II (1405 to 1464) came from this town and wanted to turn it into a compact Renaissance town. Bernardo Rossellino was chosen to create a cathedral, a ...
My comparison to Thelma and Louise might have been a stretch. We need some serious work on our get-aways. As requested by mom, Emile pulled the car out of the driveway onto the road and then we jumped in. We were psyched, mom was feeling good, confidence was high and then...it stalled and then it stalled again. Turns out the emergency break was on...D'oh! Finally we were on our way to the land of cheese aka Pienza. The drive went very smoothly through the ...
... but I can’t be sure due to my poor Italian language skills. It was another early night after this as I had slept for only 2 hours in the last 2 days due to my stupidly early flight.
The next day was better; I ate breakfast with an American couple in the room next to me (The food was amazing!) and headed out, this time with a map, to see the sights of Siena. This included the Duomo (Cathedral), the local delis and bakeries, the Piazza del Campo (Main square) ...
... up with Daniella's blog who was one of the volunteers whilst I was there. It's been nice to still see what's been going on whilst I have been away and to see the sloths in pictures. Kind of like a sloth quick fix. Daniella's last and latest blog on the sloth sanctuary was utterly surprising to me (http://www.thewondersofwandering.com/t he-dark-side-of-the-sloth-sanctuary/) and I was perplexed/enraged at her opinions in it. I also couldn't understand at all where ...
During our visit to the town of Siena we also had our second cooking school lesson. This time our lesson was with cookbook author and chef Lella Cesari Ciampoli. She brought a wealth of cooking knowledge to us through an English translator. A full meal ...