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Day 10: Assisi – Siena - Assisi
After breakfast we will head south to Siena, the birthplace
of Saints Catherine (Doctor of the Church, and one of the two patron
Saints of Italy, with St. Francis of Assisi) and Bernardine (known as
the “Apostle of Italy” for his efforts to revive the Catholic faith in
the 15th century). Siena is also one of Italy’s loveliest medieval
cities. Here we ...
... color: rgb(243, 243, 235);">CHIOCCIOLA (Snail) a snail. Yellow and red with blue bands.
ONDA (Wave) a swimming dolphin wearing a crown. White and blue.
Siena was a beautiful Mediaeval town in Tuscany. We got a tour of a church, which was very creepy because it had the patron saints skull covered in wax, and her finger. Then we walked around and learned the history of the different neighborhoods in the city and about the twice annual horse race that occurred there. We were in the Rhino ...
... hole (from 1868), which happened to open. A wine that Montepulciano is famous for is Vino Nobile di Montepulciano red wine. Sitting in front of two french doors that looked out onto the valley below it was comfy to see a blanket of fog surrounding us. Although we relaxed and had wine and desserts for our "dinner", it was a long drive for just one stop. On top of that, I was not worrying about driving ...
... Enjoy these pictures, since I gave a run down of the excavation in my last blog post. Also, if anyone has any suggestions for places to visit in Budapest, Vienna, Prague, Dresden, Berlin, or Leipzig, let me know! I am planning away right now, but any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks!