March 2006: Tuscany: Siena

           

         

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In Siena: 29th to 31st March 2006


Our hotel: Piccolo Hotel il Palio


Smallest bathroom ever?


Views from our balcony





Lunch at Pizzaland



Il Campo







The Duomo


Uncompleted nave


Restoring the facade




Italian elections imminent


View from the walls



Botanical Gardens






Church of Sant' Agostino



Fresco from 1338


16th Century fresco


Fresco of the birth of Mary ...


... and the Nativity (about 1480)


Painting by Perugino (about 1520)






The Due Porte




Il Campo






Church of Santa Maria di Provenzano



Picnic on our balcony


Exhibition in Santa Maria della Scala














Local restaurant: Salotto


Basilica dell'Osservanza




View from the basilica




San Domenico



Coffee in Mother Theresa Square











Accademia Chigiana


Palazzo delle Papesse



The Duomo


Floor carvings

















The library







Political meeting