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... From 1260-1348 Siena was a major banking and trade center, and had military power in the same class with Florence, Venice and Genoa. Then the Black Death hit, wiping out a third of its population. Siena never recovered. Situated atop three hills, with its red-brick lanes cascading in every direction, it's thriving historic center offers Italy's best medieval city experience. We made our way past ancient buildings to ...
... since it's at least in english) since I don't know how to get to american one
-There's probably a bunch of spelling errors in this post. Spell check tool on website think's I'm typing in italian, so every single english word is showing up as being misspelled, so no spell check
-Mom, yeah, definitely had to just give in and drink wine. Pretty big part of the culture here, obviously. ...
The perfect partly cloudy sky gave us great conditions for capturing Siena in just the right light. We really enjoyed wandering in this medieval town. The Duomo was truly spectacular. It was built in the 1200's and was filled with beautiful sculptures from Bernini, as well as frescos, paintings, and unbelievable works of art.
We also were inspired by our friend Beth to ...
We arrived in montelcino and were lost. The GPS has helped on most of the trip but this time it didn't. We then had to ask a police officer which then drove us to the road we had to take to our lovely winery. Port en bessin And this winery had by far the nicest hosts. We got a tour of the wine cellar and i learned enough to start my own winery. Mom and dad got a free tasting of brunello wine, which ...
... you mean theres a dead guy in there?" he asked. "Don't worry dear; he's been dead for over 600 years" is the only reassurance I could provide.
Back into the sunshine for a picnic in the olive groves on bread, salami, pecorino fresco cheese and Montalchino honey. But damn, we forgot the wine bottle opener! Lesson learned.
Once home at our farmhouse we cooked up a delicious pasta meal with the best pesto I've ever tasted! And of course the wine....
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