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... I daresay she was getting a kickback!
We had to be down in the car park for 12 pm. So off we went again to Siena. This has a duomo and the famous square where they do the horse race and flinging of the flags every year.
We were dropped off thankfully at escalators that took us up to near the Duomo and viewed it from the outside. Neil and I are a bit churched out now, all have relics (pagan in my view) and wonderful gold and paintings ...
... of having the best gelato maker in Italy. The queue wasn't too bad when we arrived but long enough that we couldn't see all the flavours. I had ricotta and blueberry which I have to say was pretty damn good. Best in Italy?..maybe but I haven't tried them all plus there are quite a few Gelato stores that make the same claim. We walked to the highest point and were rewarded with an incredible view over ...
... today but I forgot the map. We finally pulled out the phone and the hell with the data plan – where are we? Where are we going? We first tried a winery called Fontodi. Google maps sent us up little tiny, narrow, residential roads just so we could make a U-turn and go back the direction we came from. It was so scenic; we had to pull over for a photo opportunity. Turns out we were very close to Panzano again. We managed to ...
... because the people were queued in the sun, a change of plans saw us heading up to the Galleria del Accademia to see the statue do David. Of course there was a queue here to, but it moved fairly quickly and before you knew it we were inside. We wandered through looking at the antiquities - very old books, seals, statues, paintings, musical instruments and saved the best to last - the statue of David. I can ...
As is with all travel, transportation mornings are a blur. We were out of the apartment early and took the metro to Tibertina, where we ran, lugging suitcases and backpacks down halls and up stairs, following signs to the number 16 train platform. We boarded our train to Florence and enjoyed a very smooth and scenic Italian countryside ride. (Although some of us ...