Daily Archives: February 7, 2007


Palio di Siena: More than Just a Horse Race

The husband and I visited Siena in late July 2001, and – like many who visit the city – we loved it. We stayed at a B&B within the old city walls in a room with a frescoed ceiling and a view overlooking the Tuscan hills. We wandered the winding […]


Italian News Snippets: 7 February 2007

Some news from around il Bel Paese while you sip your morning cappuccino… Nero’s Golden House, the Domus Aurea in Rome, opened on February 4th after being closed for more than a year of restoration work. A new exhibit in Venice turns the canvas on great artists – it’s a […]