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... choice but to skip out! It's not like we didn't try a few times to pay. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and for the next 3 hours we learned all about the Catterdrale, Libereria Piccolomini, the Pailo - the bareback horse race which was going to be run in a weeks time and the 17 contrada of the city who are vying for the horse race - a kind of state of origin type rivalry. The Palio, at Piazza del Campo only 10 contrade compete in each race and it is not a touristic event, and ...
... with an art historian than by myself because I actually get an explanation of the paintings I'm looking at. Because Arezzo is also on a hill there was more uphill climbing to do and what made it worse is that everywhere we went there was this scary lady dressed all in white and with a white painted face who was asking for money. Despite this, it was a very pleasant trip and a new place that I've ...
... We went to the Colosseum, which was huge ! We were talking about how no one takes the time to build stuff like that these days and we're all consumed by technological advances. Times have definetly changed. Next we walked to the tomb of the Unknown soldier which was a huge white marble building very beautiful! Then we took a cab to meet up with our friends at john cabot again . 14 of us went to out to dinner- they brought us to ...
... the Strozzi family ruled Siena. They were huge competitors and even today there is still some animosity between the two cities. Siena is a really small town so it wasn't a big deal we only had an afternoon there. We saw the Piazza del Campo, which is the greatest of Europe's medieval squares. The Torre dei Mangia is the tallest tower left in Tuscany, and if there was more time we would've climbed because I've ...
... workers want a day off, especially transportation workers, they just go on strike. But they will give you two weeks warning first.
14. They really do eat basically just pasta and pizza.
15. I have seen designer coats on dogs. No joke.
16. They put Sephoras inside the fortress walls.
Well this weekend the agenda is Antique Fair, Open Air
Market and Florence. Next weekend? I am thinking Venice.
Ciao! (That means hello AND goodbye)