The Highly Picturesque Palio of Siena

The sanguine enthusiast who was sitting next to me in the stands clapped his hands in a burst of joy and glanced at me briefly:

“No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle, he exclaimed. Don’t you agree?

– Well… yes, maybe, I modestly replied.

– Winston Churchill said that, not me. Is it the first time you’re attending this horse race, young lady?” Continue Reading →