Chapter 5 - DAY 6 - Monterosso to Siena (Tuscany) October 16th 2011 Today we left Monterosso and headed to Siena for our final stopover before heading home.
We will miss our special B&B Giardino Incantato; staying in such quality accommodation in a really special location in the centre of a historic town has been one of the highlights of our trip.
When we went to see our housekeeper yesterday to say we wouldn’t need breakfast in the mo ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Siena Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
We are new to travelling and new to blogging. The kids are off our hands and the mortgage is under control so we're celebrating doing the hard yards - and surviving them by heading off on our Big OE (about 30 years late)! We leave Wellington New Zealand on 23 July and will spend 3 months exploring UK/Europe,a mixture of organised tours and independent travel.
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