Enjoying Chianti in Siena, Italy

Siena, like other Tuscan hill towns, was first settled in the time of the Etruscans (c. 900–400 BC) when it was inhabited by a tribe called the Saina. 

The service in Italy's restaurants are generally slow.  (The same can be said of Spain in my experience.)  Being on a tight schedule, Rose and I would at times buy some food to-go and just eat it in the public square.  The nice thing in Italy is one can order a bottle of wine to-go and drink it outside.  Interestingly, almost everyone drinks in Italy, and yet there seems to be no problem with alcoholism.


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