Travel to Siena, Italy – Episode 30

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Sienna Italy

This episode of  Amateur Traveler focuses on Siena Italy with an interview with Isobel and Ben who met while in a language school in the beautiful Tuscan walled town of Siena.

Isobel and her daughters have a podcast called 1-2-3 Listen to Me. Hear about the big Sienna event the Palio horse race in the middle of the town square and why you may want to watch it from a distance.

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Show Notes

1-2-3 Listen to me
Siena’s Palio Horse Race
Siena pictures
Check out more information on Siena at

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Internet Resources

Italian Hand Gestures
Before You know It – free italian flashcards with sound
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Chris Christensen

by Chris Christensen

Chris Christensen is the creator of the Amateur Traveler blog and podcast. He has been a travel creator since 2005 and has won awards including being named the "Best Independent Travel Journalist" by Travel+Leisure Magazine.

One Response to “Travel to Siena, Italy – Episode 30”



Hi, I’ve just read your post. If you’re interested in Siena (and its Palio) take a look at my blog with lots of 2005 pics and a link to see the last Palio movie (free). Ciao…
(Ps. If you like it, please feel free to link to me.)

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