Category Archives: Tuscany

Palio pantaloni!

This is now tied as my favorite photo opp of the trip (along with the old people lined up on the bench in San Quirico Val D’Orcia). These are the tights that the Oca contrada members wore in the Palio … Continue reading

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San Gimignano and Volterra

This afternoon / evening, I went to San Gimignano and Volterra with some students from the school including a very nice German woman, Andrea, from my class and an Australian women, Susanne, that is in Anna’s class (the other American … Continue reading

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Week 1 recap

I have officially been in Italy one week and Siena six days.  How has it been?  Well, I have been reminded twice recently that the first week of anything is very rough!  The first week out of my job was … Continue reading

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