Hotel Il Giardino
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Awoke to rain and thunder and wind - crazy but so ok when there is no pressure to get anywhere fast :).
Quieter day with a nice long yoga and meditation to start. Then a visit with Mario in Castellino who we have come to know with our purchase of a new painting. Such a delightful person - great fun. And this will not be the end of visits with him and his son. Learned that an American had emailed him overnight wanting to purchase the painting we bought yesterday. ...
... etc. It made the train ride to Florence seem like 10 min! They were headed to Cinque Terre so we both wished each other safe travels and went on our way. Next we had to take a 2 hr bus ride from Florence to Siena. The bus station was around the corner so that was pretty easy! It was one packed bus to Siena! We took the last 2 spots together and some had to sit on the floor! We found our B&B for the next 2 days ...
... this is at its greatest when the famous horse race Paliodi Siena is on twice a year in July and August. Only 10 of the 17 teams are allowed to compete. The 7 that missed out last time and then a ballot for the other 3. The team that hasn't won for the most number of years gets the "Nonna" Prize and this presently is held by the She Wolf district. The territories have plaques on the main street corners showing the animal which represents this region. There is the ...
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It was one of Europe's wealthiest cities from 1260-1348. Many of its buildings and art works originate from that time. Now, the historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site.
Today we got to see the historical place for ourselves. ...
... ended up eating a pizza (with chipotle sauce for Charles ; D ) to finish the day with a big smile. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2009 First day in London After a 351Km flight to London, arriving at night we saw an amazing view of the city. At the airport we were trying to call Catherine and a nice Sikh guy lent us his mobile phone so we could reach her. Our backpacks are heavy and it's very warm in ...