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... clearly aimed at the locals. The place had a great vibe and a plethora of eating/drinking places.The wine was very cheap and in abundance. The town filled up as the day went on.
As a student of history, having taken several papers on medieval Europe, I was really in my element.
On a whim we decided to check out a rather different local museum, which again made us thankful for the time and place we live in. ...
... walk but to be mindful of the wild boars. I found a fig tree so sat and ate all the available ripe figs - only about 4. Then wandered down a bit and saw my first item of wildlife - I think it was a deer - I hope they don't serve "bambi" on the menu here! Breakfast was fabulous. Yoghurt, fresh tropical fruit, tomatoes and mozzarella, scrambled eggs all finished off with a lemon tart and cappuccino - think I might skip the lemon ...
... metres down the road and Paul tried to take the roundabout on the wrong side of the road, but was quickly corrected by three voices yelling "no, go right!!!!" Out of downtown Florence and onto to the Siena-Florence freeway headed for Our B&B accommodation. Its a two lane freeway and they drive like racing drivers along here. Sonya and I packed into the back with one of our wheelie bags jammed between us. After an hour on the road we took a break at an Autogrill and Paul had ...
... playing up and I want to rest it as much as possible before I hit the places I havent actually been before! After our brekky we headed out the door, our first stop was for a true Italian espresso at one of the espresso bars. Yummo!
We then headed to the The Piazza del Campo,this is the piazza in the centre of the city as has a unique shell shape and is also home to the Palazzo Pubblico,(the Peoples ...
... fortress located in the town which was in excellent condition. We stopped in the main square and did the tourist thing having an appetizer and a glass of the wine.
Many of the stores offered wine tasting which also occurs at the many wineries surrounding the town.
This evening we had dinner at the Sotto le Fonti restaurant in Siena. Highly recommended. Tuscany menu with excellent service - reservations recommended.