Posts made in September, 2011

Wedding in Tuscany- Some Effective Ideas

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This is a guest post from Sophia with some tips about getting married in Tuscany. I hope you will find her advices and services useful! Weddings occupy a very special place in the life of every individual. There are many beautiful and romantic places all over the world which are popular wedding locations. Every couple has some or the other concepts and ideas about their wedding. They have some dreams about the location and the decorations for the wedding venues. Italy is the most popular destination to organize a wedding. In Italy, the most sought after location is the Tuscany region. It is very famous for its spacious villas, beautiful landscape, and countryside views. It is a perfect location for a romantic wedding. This beautiful location provides you the...

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Piazza del Campo by Night

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This is Piazza del Campo the way you have never seen it! The Palio is run twice a year, and in those two occasions the main scene where the happening takes place, is radically transformed. The most visible transformation is the gray stone-paved ring all around the red brick center that is turned into a yellow layer of smooth tufa dirt. This is done to allow horses to run without shoes and maintain grip, also avoiding ankle injuries. Have you ever asked yourself when is the Piazza del Campo in Siena transformed from this to that? It takes a couple of nights. It is something usually kept away from people’s sight. Workers come around at about 3 am, when the late summer passersby have retreated to their beds. This is the time when about half the ring is covered...

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