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
Since our Big OE a few years back we've done a bit of a travel blog when we've been away from home. Enjoy ereading and reflecting on our adventures and also great way to let family and friends know how we're going. Our latest break was to Southland (one of the few parts of NZ we'd never been to)........ full info