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... as beautiful as its Siennese equivalent. However, there are amazing works of art here and our guide gave us a quick run down of the most interesting pieces. These included the large frescoes commemorating great military leaders including an Englishman Sir John Hawkwood a mercenary who became commander-in-chief of the army of Florence and helped them against the Milanese. She also pointed out the large liturgical clock over the main portal ...
... marble frescoes retelling bible stories. This visit is a must next time you are in Siena and have a spare couple of hours.
After the Duomo we headed back to Piazza del Campo for afternoon tea - you guessed it, a nice cold beer. We watched the world go by before setting out to explore a bit more of the city. Every street, as usual, had another impressive building to admire. We stood looking at the Town Hall and tried to figure out how it ...
... bread and jelly
On to flat pasta with bacon and mushrooms
And then, memory fails me
But regardless - all was delicious
Our last meal in Siena
A beautiful, mysterious, haunting city
Intriguing to contemplate
Amazing to visit
And we are so lucky
An elder man is roasting
On the street
In downtown Siena
Thinking of friends back home
... in the church and it was pouring with rain so we found cover again and got an ice cream even tho it was cold. We wandered around the streets for a bit looking in shops and played a few games with dad in the streets. We went back to our car and drove home. It took an hour to come home then had dinner and had a big big sleep we dreamed about a lot of things. From ...
... within the Cathedral examining the intricate work. The most striking element being the black and white marble stripes. Then we moved onto the crypts which freaked the kids out. After another excellent lunch, we wandered the streets quickly realising it wasn't going to be a retail paradise like Florence so we wandered on into a town park which afforded a great view of the city. As the ...