At 8:20 a. m., walking to bus stop. Sun not quite out yet, but soon was shining as we headed out. Bus takes about 1 hr and 45 minutes. The scenery is worth the ride. It's where one thinks, "this is what I envisioned as Tuscany". Rolling fields where wheat has just been harvested as far as the eye can see.
Arrived in Siena, bathroom stop at train station before taking taxi up into the city.
Coca Cola advertising just outside the toilettes.
Took taxi to the cathedrale at the highest point of the city; ever so much easier to walk down, than trudge up very steep stairs from the Campo.
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Magnificent architecture. Fortunately, the floors were uncovered so we were privileged to see/experience them. The floors are only uncovered 2 months a year.
One of the greatest masterpieces of Italian art: the floor of Siena’s Cathedral