Another long day of train travel later, my family and I had arrived in Siena, Italy, a little town in the Tuscan countryside. We only stayed for a few nights, but we partook in some solid adventures along the way, meeting rowdy Australians, climbing a scenic overlook or two, and enjoying a local wine tasting (among other things.) I wish we could have stayed longer, but regardless, this trip was one for the record books (and photo albums… lolz. 31 more words
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
Summer in Italy is absolutely enjoyable. I took a trip to Siena the other day and spent a lovely day there.
Attractive as all the Tuscany towns, Siena offers nice middle-age style environment, beautiful countryside view, historic architectures, etc. 59 more words