Piccolo Hotel Il Palio
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... out this small village, but we loved it and ended up eating lunch there. You can pay to walk around on top of the walls and see some spectacular views of Tuscany. We liked this village also because, while there were tourists, it still seemed like a place where people lived. They had quite a few shops selling artisan decor and jewelry. I was very tempted to buy! After lunch we headed down to the bus stop to catch our next bus. Except the bus never came. We ended ...
... what the Middle Ages were like, an intact medieval city.
Siena is very proud of its past. It's official city emblem is the Lupa (she-wolf) ,an emblem from its days as a Roman colony founded by Augustus about 2,000 years ago. The legend says that it was founded by the sons of Remus, brother of Rome's legendary forefather Romulus .There are many flags flying and statues standing with Lupa, the mother wolf suckling the brothers. You can feel the difference in ...
... very simple, elegant design, and contain the entire body with the idea of representing an idea. Roman sculptures are much more ornate and usually go no lower than the chest and are designed to show exactly what the person looks like. That’s how we know what some of history’s most famous individuals looked like.
Some of the art was absolutely fascinating and I was so thankful I had paid to do a tour, otherwise I ...
... the fresh air.
Choosing a slower train back to Rome to see a new part of the country, I realize I'm becoming more Italian. Piano piano. No rush. Soak in life.
I'm so grateful that I made that choice! I'm sitting on the train as I write this, winding through woodlands and hills, by rivers and vineyards. Amador County transplanted. I think I understand even more now how lucky I am to have grown up in Northern ...
... to build things like that anymore in America
· ZARA= a better urban outfitters
Worst things in Italy:
· Euro> American dollar
· limited air conditioning
· limited wifi
· Not a lot of sauce on foods
· Food ...