Monday, May 13, 2013

Siena Duomo

This morning, I'm pulling out my suitcase and packing it again. This time for a shortish trip first to Switzerland and then on to Turkey. While I figure out how make this two week work trip with just a carry on, I thought I'd do a bit of a photo dump from my day in Siena. I spent the early part of the day at the Duomo and the surrounding museums.

My favorite part was climbing a suspended walkway near the church with an amazing view of the entire area.

I did very little planning for my day in Siena - so I really arrived not knowing what to expect. I knew it would be smaller than Florence, but I didn't quite expect that it would feel a bit like a fortress in the center of the city - where I was staying and spent most of my time. The city center was on the top of the hill - and I wasn't there long enough to venture down and into the valley - but I hope to make another trip to Tuscany someday - what little I saw was stunningly beautiful.


"May good hope walk with you through everything."
Glen Hansard - Song of Good Hope

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Nicole said...

So pretty!!

Bibi said...

Very pretty. Love the inside picture of the church!

Karen said...

Stunning photos! We're all packed and leave tomorrow for Istanbul and Santorini for two weeks. We've done in a carry-on apiece. I hope we can find some laundry facilities half-way through.

Rosie Grey said...

These photos are amazing, Jamie! Save travels!

Cindy said...

it is such a masterpiece!

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