Sangallo Park Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... which apparently took 200 years to finish !!
There are two very large stained glass windows. The biggest ( by a guy called Duccio ) is above the main altar and is a huge circular pane - beautiful , especially when backlit with sunlight . It is the oldest stained glass window in Italy -Wow !! The other is a gorgeous stained glass Leadlight of The Last Supper , don't know by whom. However , there is also a huge panel of sculptures over one wall ,by another ...
... race. It is a lottery which horse you get and there is lots of bribery and corruption associated with the race. Riders are not connected with one particular contrada and may ride for many different ones over the years. They ride bare back around the stone track in the square which is covered in sand for the race.
That evening we went to a pizza restaurant with great views over Sienna. The evening light was perfect and I got some great photos of the town
... Australia, had been traveling together for a week and were leaving for a Croatian cruise that afternoon. We had a brief friendly conversation and then parted ways to continue our travel adventures.
I got back to the B&B and packed quickly. I efficiently navigated public transportation to Roma Termini and had an hour to spare, so I purchased a panino and some water. I’m lucky to be getting in a bottle a day, but I’m ...
... many stairs. Took in views of siena, with all of its ancient brick buildings, and the green hills of tuscany, with snow covered mountains in the distance.
Went back down to piazza, sat down with crowds of tourists, watched kids chase after birds, old couples eating gelato, young couples embracing, groups of teenagers on school trips being herded around while singing chants regularly heard at their favorite team's ...
... their cooking and it shows.
Sotto le Volte for dinner was just perfect in Castellina -in the tunnel where in high season many shops are open - is there no restaurant in Italy that is not just wonderful??
Loving the Italian Red wines!! Have been converted! Really don't seem to hit me as hard as whites - what's with that? maybe just getting used to wine every day! This too will end upon returning home next ...