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Ridiculously early start to the day! We drove to Siena for 6:15am to catch a bus that would take us to Cinque Terre, via Flrenza.
Cinque Terre is a National Park (and Unesco World Heritage Site) and contains 5 tiny villages most of which are inaccessible by car. They are very nearly unspoiled and unique in that the people, over many generations have completely transformed the ecosystem by terracing the mountainsides ...
... 8212; very tasty. More shopping and strolling. In another shop I buy a belt and and a key wallet. After combing endless leather shops in Florence for these items it's ironic that we end up buying them in Siena, but the average quality level does seem higher here, at least for the smaller items I have been looking for. Back home for a rest, and then we're out to dinner at the highly-recommended "Le Sorellini" (The Little Sisters). Yalini orders a pasta dish with ...
... I fly back to the USA from Paris. I cannot believe that my trip that I have looked forward to for so long is drawing to a close. It has been more than I dreamed and imagined. I have had the most amazing time. I will try not to be sad as I will know that someday I will return. However, it is getting time to get ready to come home and back to real life.
... which is usually covered up except for September and October so we were very lucky to see it. Sienna claims St Catherine as its own saint. They have 4 patron saints and they are all men. St Catherine however, was the one who convinced the pope to move from France to Rome.
After Sienna we travelled to the picturesque Medieval town of San Gimignano. We had fun trying pronounce it and said "Jimmijano". It's high walls ...
... road and get some got shots, so the trip became worth it in the end.
Later that evening we went out to dinner at a local Agriturismo, which translates to, farm for tourists. I was able to walk around the farm before the meal, met some cute animals, then ate a wonderful meal of fresh products all from their farm right outside the door.
Buona Notte Sorano