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... people of Siena it is a very serious moment. Yet, many tourists do come to watch the race. We were told some recommendations to offer those from outside of Siena who do come to witness the Palio. First, be careful about approaching contradaioli in the time before the Palio, as this is a very sensitive moment and the people might actually act a bit aggressively. Further, on the day of the Palio, all the horses get blessed in the churches of the contrade. They recommends tourists to ...
... If so, I recommend yoga instead and lots of walking around the countryside or towns where you live. (which I am doing in addition to my Ric***********s early am addiction I don't want to live without!)
3. During your actual workdays (or evenings since your schedule will be the reverse of what it usually is), be sure you do not exhaust yourself, Take it easy. A couple of the test days last week, I did wear myself out too much so that I was not able to ...
... go. And the door that said it was an emergency exit didn't actually sound an alarm, but rather led to the bathroom. So we tried a door, only to find that it did indeed lead to an indoor metal fire escape. And that the door locked behind us. Well, bad word. We ascended the fire escape (as the signs indicated), only to be spit out on the roof of the mall, which was carved into a hill. So we dragged our suitcases back down the hill to street level. ...
... in this little town, so no stores are open, I mean no stores. No grocery, no restaurant, so we had to take
the half hour bus ride into Siena where there are enough tourists looking at
churches many local Catholics are capitalistic enough to open up to feed the
godless heathens. Today's pastas were lasagna and fusilli with pesto. We are living on bread cheese and pasta, may
need to buy bigger clothes here. What a
way to go! Ciao babies!
... large churches there are, many dating back as far at the 13th century. I found the San Francisco Basilica, built in the 13th century but largely destroyed in the 16th century. Rebuilt in the 19th in what I would be describe (probably completely inaccurately) as a minimalist style. The attractive cloisters are now the Economics faculty of the University of Siena.
Then we went to San Gimignano. I've been here before. Attractive as it is, ...