Category Archives: Italy

Palazzo Pubblico, Siena

Palazzo Pubblico, Siena

It had been a miserably wet dark day in the Piazza del Campo, Siena. We were hiding under the awning of one of the many restaurants surrounding the medieval square. Why do they call them “squares”? This one is semi-circular, almost like a shallow amphitheatre, and a couple of weeks earlier the Pailio¬†dell’Assunta (a horse race) was held here... [see more]