Monthly Archives: June 2013

La Messa al San’ Antimo e il mezzogiorno al Montalcino

We had a great experience with morning. We drove to the old monastery and Abbey of San’ Antimo, south of Montalcino. It was on the old pilgrimage trail in the Middle Ages, the same one as La Foce. It was … Continue reading

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Il Palio First Trial!

Jack loves Siena and wanted to go. We found out that the first trial for the first Palio race was today. We thought we’d just see the horses run around. Little did we know what a HUGE deal it was. … Continue reading

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L’ultima classe

Today was my last day of Italian classes. One week is not enough! I am coming back next summer for at least two weeks of Italian classes. Richard now wants to learn Italian, too! Success! Here are photos from my … Continue reading

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La Bella Panoramica di Montepulciano

This is my best photo from yesterday’s passiagietta:

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Passagiato con i studenti del Sasso al’Montefollonico

I wanted to walk to the nearby hill town, Montefollonico, and it just so happens the school is offering a hike there as an excursion at 3:30. Richard and Jack already ran/walked around Lago di Montepulciano, so we’re out of … Continue reading

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Il Sasso and La Foce

I am enjoying my Italian classes so much. I don’t really care about conjugating all the verbs in the conditional tense. My favorite part is the light bulb that goes off in my head when I understand what we’re talking … Continue reading

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Live to Ride: Vintage Vespas

Jack and Richard had a great day riding the vintage Vespas. Here are some photos from their day.

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