Hotel Villa Liberty
Travel Blogs from Siena
... and dry. Job done! Then to a tour office as we only have 3 days here before off to the Amalfi Coast. Booked the hop on hop off for tomorrow and the Vatican and colosseum on Monday...can't go to the Vatican on a Sunday as it is closed! Will probably hit the Trevi Fountain tonight and gift a few Euro's to help pay the Italian debt. No photo's yet, so will update some tomorrow, which will include some of Tuscany. ...
Siena is a very busy town and many many tourists keep the place a buzzin'.
This coming week, on July the 2nd, the first Palio of the year will be run in Piazza del Campo, so the 17 self governed sectors of the town all have their flags out as part of the event.
It is very colorful.
... spent our evening in Pienza relaxing until our dinner at 8:30. We ate at the restaurant attached to the hotel downstairs. The dinner was delicious and 4 out of 5 of us ordered the American staple, cheeseburgers.
Dad highlight - duomo in Siena
Dad lowlight - getting up early
Mom highlight - exploring the Duomo in Siena and buying Pecorino in Pienza
Mom lowlight - getting lost finding the parking lot in Siena
... them from the Dominican Republic, so had to order more coke to dilute it - what a wimp!!!
After the drinks, we walked back to shower for the evening. Once up in the town again, we opted for the same bar as before. Both of us ordering spaghetti which was lovely. Pauls was carbonarra and mine bolognaise.
Soon came back though as we realised that the blog hadnt been updated ...
... by a skinny, shy and kind of scary looking woman), and i am getting tasters of all of it! At one point i get handed a bone (prosciutto) and a knife and he says see the pink meat closest to the bone it is the best, cut it and eat it. My god! This perfectly salted piece of raw meat melts in my mouth and I make a small whimper (much to both Antonio and Massimiliano’s delight). Antonio laughs and says "grappa”? The grappa was apparently ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility