March 2006: Tuscany: Siena

           

         

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In Siena: 29th to 31st March 2006


Our hotel: Piccolo Hotel il Palio


Smallest bathroom ever?


Views from our balcony


Lunch at Pizzaland


Il Campo


The Duomo


Uncompleted nave


Restoring the facade


Italian elections imminent


View from the walls


Botanical Gardens


Church of Sant' Agostino


Fresco from 1338


16th Century fresco


Fresco of the birth of Mary ...


... and the Nativity (about 1480)


Painting by Perugino (about 1520)


The Due Porte


Il Campo


Church of Santa Maria di Provenzano


Picnic on our balcony


Exhibition in Santa Maria della Scala


Local restaurant: Salotto


Basilica dell'Osservanza


View from the basilica


San Domenico


Coffee in Mother Theresa Square


Accademia Chigiana


Palazzo delle Papesse


The Duomo


Floor carvings


The library


Political meeting