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Piazza del Campo. Travel Theme: Meeting Places.

A Piazza is the quintessential meeting place. It is interesting to reflect upon the role of the Piazza in Italian history;  meeting place, site of political unrest, market place, home to festivals and sagre as well as musical and theatrical events, the piazza plays a central role in the communal life of all Italians today. 174 more words

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Una Passeggiata a Siena

To say that relations between Florence and Siena have been strained for some time is truly a dir poco (to say little).  They spent most of the Middle Ages at war fighting for control of Tuscany.   882 more words

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Audrey & Glenton's Grand Tour of Italy (part 2 of 4)

After being dazzled by the delights of Florence, next morning we made our way to Pisa where our friendly guide joined us once again. Strolling past the cafes and souvenir stalls which border the fortified walls, we reached the entrance into the Square of Miracles. 530 more words

Grand Tour Of Italy