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il Palio but from Vescovado

Today was very different from what we normally do, but it was honestly one of my favorite days thus far. We worked a half day up on the hill, all in different trenches. 186 more words

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Palio and Archaeology

Apologies for not posting yesterday, but yesterday was a big day. The first half of the day consisted of continuing the excavation of our trenches. With the exception of terracotta, nothing special was found. 313 more words

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Tuscany: Siena and Florence

Tuscany is one of the most beautiful region in Italy where you will find unlimited freedom to explore and enjoy every ruin, castle, and even sports over the mountains! 246 more words


Palio di S. Donato delle contrade ternesi

It was a district celebrations in Terno d’isola for the entire week. The last day was cultural marching at Piazza 7 Martiri.

We were thrilled and impressed with the clothing and the participation of  Ternesi in the event. 13 more words


Palio - 31.05.2015

A Palio is the name given to the annual athletic contests held in Italy, within which neighbourhoods compete against each other. These date back to the middle ages and traditionally the communities race in costume to commemorate the history of the city.  812 more words

A Final Siena Sunset 

I woke this morning to the clanging of bells. There are so many bell towers around us, who knows which it came from. I was still mostly asleep, so I imagined that I could hear the singing of a choir in the combined echo left behind each time a bell rang. 688 more words


An Inside Look

When traveling I love being introduced to something totally unexpected, and that’s what always happens when we spend time with Dario.  We first met Dario Castagno… 521 more words