Arrival in Siena (Italy)

We arrived in┬áSiena around 4:30pm. The bus had to drop us off outside the city walls from where we walked to our hotel, only 15 minutes away. Siena is a medieval city. Many of its old buildings have been preserved and its streets are lined with reddish brick (sienna). There are very few automobiles to... Continue Reading →

San Gigmignano (Italy)

Our tour made a brief stop in the town of San Gimignano, noted for the preservation of 14 medieval towers that have survived the ravages of war and other calamities. These efforts have earned it the designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Their original construction date to the 11th to 13th centuries. The town... Continue Reading →

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