What is a Panezio and why is an apartment called that?
You may be wondering about the names of our apartments. Well I am here to explain it all. On August 15, 1997, I had the great honor of being baptized into the Contrada della Selva (read about Contradas on my blog post The Palio of Siena and its Contrade). From that day I, like those […]
The Palio of Siena and its Contrade
My father’s parents are from Asti, which is the home of the original Palio so it irks him immensely that I have made Siena my home. But the Palio here is nothing like the Palio in Asti. It is more. It is every feeling rolled into a huge endorphin explosion in your heart. Most people, […]