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... are also done if the beautiful hand painted and written books on display in glass cabinets dating from the fifteenth century.
Next we went to the museum, inside were some wonderful paintings, the highlight was the wooden panels that made up a screen for the cathedrals alter depicting the Passion if Christ. From this museum we climbed the 80 or so steps to the viewing gallery, there were great views across the rooftops.
When we woke up it was very cold, the thermometer was reading 3 degrees, we put the heating on and stayed in bed until things began to warm up. I looked like my old grandmother used to, with a pashmina wrapped around my head and shoulders to keep warm. Inside the top cupboards there was a thin layer of ice, we wondered just how cold it had been overnight? Once we had eaten breakfast Les set about mending yet another ...
The drive to Sienna is only a couple of hours, the country side of rolling hills was a pleasure to drive through, we arrived just after midday, parked in camper van parking place, in Italy they are called sosta, in France they are called aires.
After lunch we walked into Sienna, about 2.7 miles to the center. The weather is cold and sunny, but there must have been some snow fall yesterday as there are small piles of it that have fallen off ...
... to where 3 Trenitalia employees assured us the train would be at and with several others(mostly tourists like us), we waited. And waited. And waited some more. Then the train showed a 5 minute delay. So we waited again. 5 minutes became 10 minutes up on the board. Then after another 5 minutes, delayed became cancelled. So we wandered over to the Trenitalia office to try and get a refund for our ticket. No go on ...
... turned this into being 40mins late. Fortunately that was 40mins late to the best meal we'd had while away. And thats even after some trouble with our order... Our trouble ordering more than theirs. You must go to Ristorante De Gobbi. Day 2 we went on a bit of a sight seeing tour of the countryside taking in Pienza, Montepulciano, ad a stack of other small villages which were perched high a top each hill ...