July 08, 2010

Vai e torna vincitore!

On our second day in Siena there was the famous 'Palio'. It's a horse race around the Piazza del Campo. This tradition takes place twice per year with a pageant through the city and a lot of parties on the streets. On our first eveing for example we ate with around 200 Italians a typical delicious Italian menu sitting in the street.
The horse that won the race. Look at his golden hooves!

Here you can find a video of the race. You see more of the race than me standing with thousands of people in the middle of Piazza del Campo but nevertheless it was a really nice experience watching the race from there and feeling the euphoria. Reminded me of public viewing :D

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