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
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
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
This is my best photo from yesterday’s passiagietta:
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
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
Jack and Richard had a great day riding the vintage Vespas. Here are some photos from their day.