Tag Archives: Fedora

Palio buddies

As I walked home Wednesday afternoon / early evening I came across a lot of Giraffaioli! My landlord told me that Giraffa and Oca are good friends so they were invited over to Oca’s headquarters for a celebration.  He said … Continue reading

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The Palio, exiting the Piazza

After the contrada sieze the Palio they head off to the Duomo, with the horse, to pay thanks for the win. I didn’t go to that but Helen did and she said she got to pet Fedora, the winning horse, … Continue reading

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The Palio! Giraffa by a neck!

Actually, by much more than a neck! Fedora is the name of the winning horse, Giraffa is the winning contrada! As the horses rounded the track for the third and final time they headed into the most dangerous curve of … Continue reading

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