Relais Santa Croce
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- TV Other Russia
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
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Hoping today woud be a bit better weather we rugged up and walked up to the meeting point near the main station ready for a 9am departure by bus to Siena. It was a big 45 seater and there were about 30 passengers. The guide was a mature lady and she presented in 3 languages: English, Spanish and French along the way to Siena. She did a wonderful job but did sometimes lose track of what she had said. The countryside is beautifully green with undulating hills ...
... br> Anything goes
Mum Dad, kid & dog on bike, no helmets
Less well off
Ciro set down a few rules and some of his philosophies in life
- no expectations, no disappointment
- don't think about tomorrow, enjoy every day as if it is your last
- this is a tour not a holiday
Italy is made up of 21 regions each has their own dialect, the tour director Ciro is from Naples while Peppe our bus driver is from Sicily.
... reading up on the square and wasn't sure how I felt about that. There was a nice restaurant on top of the terrace that may have worked out nicely, but after inquiring with the waiter they were booked full for the night - yet at that time there wasn't a customer visible yet. I also inquired about the terrace on top of the building as that appeared to possibly provide the best view of them all, except that part of the restaurant wasn't open ...
... 8217;s David. The gallery was absolutely heaving, and we fought our way through the crowds of people to gaze upon the man himself. We must admit that he’s very impressive, and much larger than I was anticipating…of course I’ve seen photos but it’s hard to put the statue into scale until you’re standing next to it. Laura also commented that his hands looked too big for his body – such an art critic I have here J ...
... they were all the same, but they were still beautiful to look at, and a fun part of the trip. After lunch, was the hike up the dome of the Duomo church. Of course I was freaking out the whole entire time. I was just as terrified as when we went up the dome in the Vatican! Except this time, I didn't need to hold Mrs. Blaszyk's arm the whole way up, and I didn't cry! Tears swelled ...