Sienna,Italy
Siena Cathedral, Italy
Sienna,Italy
Side road to the Duomo
Sienna,Italy
First glimpse of the Duomo

A Sunday in Siena

The sun beats down on our backs as we climb the hill to the walled entrance gates of the city of Siena. Sticking to the shade at the side of the cobbled streets leading  up to the middle of the city, the tall buildings and narrow streets offer protection from the full glare of the sun, we wander through the back streets on the way to the centre of the city. All  roads lead to the Duomo with every street corner offering a glimpse of the square in front of the Cathedral. Tourists are lined up along the walls of the University opposite the main entrance, seated in the shade, this offers people the chance by craning their necks to take in the grand frontage of the cathedral, the sun reflects off the white marble walls, it’s blinding on the eyes and difficult to capture the whole building in the viewfinder. 

Sienna,Italy
Siena Duomo, Italy
Sienna Cathedral, Italy
Looking down from above Siena, Italy
Sienna Cathedral, Italy
Marble statues Siena Cathedral, Italy
Sienna,Italy
Siena Cathedral
Sienna,Italy
Market Stalls around the base of the Cathedral
Sienna Cathedral, Italy
Siena Cathedral, Italy
Sienna Cathedral, Italy
Siena Cathedral, Italy
Sienna Cathedral, Italy
Siena Cathedral, Italy
Sienna Cathedral, Italy
Looking up, Siena Cathedral, Italy
Sienna Cathedral, Italy
Siena Cathedral, Italy
Sienna Cathedral, Italy
Siena Cathedral, Italy
Sienna Cathedral, Italy
Dog talk
Sienna Cathedral, Italy
Tourists in the Shade Siena Cathedral, Italy
Sienna Cathedral, Italy
Siena Cathedral, Italy

Piazza del Campo

Steep  steps lead down to the rear of the Cathedral pass the lower crypt entrance and lower square,  we wander through  the alleyways  towards the Piazza del Campo. Time to  find a bar on the square, somewhere out of the intense sunshine, moving back into the shade we take in the views and people watch for a while.

July 26th 2015

Piazza del Campo
Sotto la Torre, Piazza del Campo
Piazza del Campo, Sienna
An Empty Piazza del Campo
Piazza del Campo, Sienna
Down the Drain, Piazza del Campo

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