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... Sandy was not happy! As we had to meet friends at a particular restaurant in Sienna we stumbled around the centre of town and saw the church and the Piazza by accident. I thought I was getting over seeing churches but this was impressive. Construction started in the 1200's. We had a tasty lunch under the grape vines and as a storm was approaching we scurried back to the centre of town before the rain came. And ...
... and filled a big cistern under the ground floor so the house had its own water supply. There were shafts in the walls where a bucket could be lowered to the basement tank, so each floor had its own water supply, very swish for the 16C. The ground floor was a warehouse and carts could deliver their goods, upstairs were the living quarters. The ceiling decoration were original but the wall frescos were restored to the 'style of ' in the 19C. I'll ...
... full of HUGE steaks ready for cooking. A carnivore's dream come true! We had a lovely relaxed lunch with JUGS of local wine and a whistling waiter with a great sense of humour and a little old tortoise walking up & down hoping for some scraps.
After checking in properly we headed off to find the well renowned Florence Leather Market. Streets full of leather stalls, all spruiking about the best deals, the best quality and the best guess at where you were ...
... and the Pitti Palace, which provided admission to the costume gallery, porcelain and silver museums, as well as the Gallery of Modern Art, and the Palatine Gallery. We visited the latter two. I wish I had done my research in advance so I would have known which pieces to focus on. It’s also a little difficult to admire works of art when you have to constantly reign in your rambunctious ...
Day 268 6 hrs, 6 kms Next morning I'm back... and take my time exploring my the fourth provincial capital of my Superhike. Pistoia doesn't pull in the tourist crowds of Firenze, Pisa, or Lucca, but it is still a beautiful city untarnished by tourist trappiness. I sit in the main piazza, gazing up at the grandeur of the enormous cathedral tower... On the other side a fellow is busking all alone. I can't say ...