« previous next »

Tuesday 25th Siena 360_0091

Tuesday 25th Siena

September 25th 2018
Ahhh, we slept in today. Perhaps the pace has slowed and we are recovering ourselves. We had a our breakfast in the flat and then made our way to the Duomo to take in the incredible art and workmanship. Of course it was crowded and we had to move with the wave of tourists, but it was worth the wait. The pulpit by Pisano was incredible, detailed and moving. The Piccolomino Library was superb with i ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Siena

Italian Flag 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
Tot: 2.407s; Tpl: 0.029s; cc: 4; qc: 29; dbt: 0.0315s; 2; m:saturn w:www (; sld: 2; ; mem: 1.3mb