Each morning for breakfast and each evening for cocktails, a delightful view of the Siena countryside from the garden. A sketch is imminent !!!!
Michael soaking up the exquisite Siena morning
A favorite tree in the Pensione Palazzo Ravizza garden, begging me to grab my sketchbook!
Siena's Duomo, packed with art, amazing marble floors and....
...a Gothic marble sanctuary of dark-green and white stripes, incredible!
The "dandy" in tights is said to be Florentine artist, Donatello!
Note the use of the very rare cobalt blue and gold-leaf in the illustrations of the illuminated hymnals.
Giotto of sculpture"; creating depth and dimensionality by layering , note the stars on the ceiling, just like St. Francis Basilica in Assisi
View from the top of the Duomo, Siena rooftops, love it!
Palio race. People spread out like it's the beach, very strange indeed!!