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Re: winter break in italy
« Reply #15 on: 26 January 2016, 09:16:00 AM »
no tose nigeriams are not selling the fakes anymore , but they have been replaced with a new crow that are more intimidating.
we encountered them at a supermercato car park selling umbrellas and warm socks and gloves.

when you say NO you are not interested they keep following you and asking over and over.
when you return to your car they stand right next to you  as you are loading up your food.

I would love to see the Palio in Siena too -- we like siena more than florence -- it is more intimate and seems somehow more atmospheric
Florence is lovely though.
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Re: winter break in italy
« Reply #16 on: 26 January 2016, 11:56:18 AM »
I thought you were typing in 'forrin'  when I first started reading your post Paul !  I think I like the typos though.  LOL

I was trying to think of the name 'Palio' all last night and couldn't - so thank you!  Remember seeing a prog about it on TV must be about 20 years ago now.

However, don't you have to hire a balcony well in advance so as to see any of it?  Though of course much like football matches and any 'crowd' events - you might well be able to see the action better, but you just don't get the 'atmosphere' on Telly, do you?

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Re: winter break in italy
« Reply #17 on: 26 January 2016, 03:03:36 PM »
It takes place in a relatively small square (bearing in mind it's a horse race) so you may get trampled if you were on the ground methinks. 
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Re: winter break in italy
« Reply #18 on: 26 January 2016, 05:30:46 PM »
T1 Dia Aug 1972 -pumping omnipod since 29/09/15  Losartan 100mg , simvastatin 40mg,Furosemide 40mg, Omeprazole 80mg , Doxazosin 8mg
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cholesterol --nov 2011 4.3 june 2012 4.4 June 2013 4.1 Feb 2014 4.1 dec 14 4.5 oct 15 4.4
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Re: winter break in italy
« Reply #19 on: 26 January 2016, 07:29:30 PM »
WOW... loads of people in the centre all crammed in and, being Italian, all rushing to congratulate the winner with arms waving and shouting!
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Re: winter break in italy
« Reply #20 on: 26 January 2016, 08:36:07 PM »
those people crammed in the centre are there for quite a while too as the ceremony leading up to the actual race is fairly lengthy.
T1 Dia Aug 1972 -pumping omnipod since 29/09/15  Losartan 100mg , simvastatin 40mg,Furosemide 40mg, Omeprazole 80mg , Doxazosin 8mg
Hba1c - 06/2013 6.1 02/2014 43(6.1) 07/14 42(6.0) 08/14 40( 5.8 ) 12/14 39 (5.7) 08/15 41 ( 5.9) 10/15 44 ( 6.2 ) 03/16 49 (6.6)
cholesterol --nov 2011 4.3 june 2012 4.4 June 2013 4.1 Feb 2014 4.1 dec 14 4.5 oct 15 4.4
Dafne grad. necrobiosis lipoidica on legs
laser treatment on both eyes 2002 and 2012, injections left eye 3 , wearing Noctura mask since oct 2014

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Re: winter break in italy
« Reply #21 on: 27 January 2016, 04:22:58 PM »
I don't think I should enjoy that!  I bet it's hard to get one of those seats on the benches too!
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Re: winter break in italy
« Reply #22 on: 27 January 2016, 08:07:11 PM »
I don't think I should enjoy that!  I bet it's hard to get one of those seats on the benches too!
i believe so -- they can go for hundreds of euros each


I shall enquire of my local connections there to see if seats are available at reasonable cost.


it is televised in the local bars as well though
T1 Dia Aug 1972 -pumping omnipod since 29/09/15  Losartan 100mg , simvastatin 40mg,Furosemide 40mg, Omeprazole 80mg , Doxazosin 8mg
Hba1c - 06/2013 6.1 02/2014 43(6.1) 07/14 42(6.0) 08/14 40( 5.8 ) 12/14 39 (5.7) 08/15 41 ( 5.9) 10/15 44 ( 6.2 ) 03/16 49 (6.6)
cholesterol --nov 2011 4.3 june 2012 4.4 June 2013 4.1 Feb 2014 4.1 dec 14 4.5 oct 15 4.4
Dafne grad. necrobiosis lipoidica on legs
laser treatment on both eyes 2002 and 2012, injections left eye 3 , wearing Noctura mask since oct 2014

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Re: winter break in italy
« Reply #23 on: 27 January 2016, 08:45:22 PM »
Well - you know where I'd be!  LOL
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Re: winter break in italy
« Reply #24 on: 28 January 2016, 10:52:42 AM »
Well - you know where I'd be!  LOL
me would be there as well !  ;D
T1 Dia Aug 1972 -pumping omnipod since 29/09/15  Losartan 100mg , simvastatin 40mg,Furosemide 40mg, Omeprazole 80mg , Doxazosin 8mg
Hba1c - 06/2013 6.1 02/2014 43(6.1) 07/14 42(6.0) 08/14 40( 5.8 ) 12/14 39 (5.7) 08/15 41 ( 5.9) 10/15 44 ( 6.2 ) 03/16 49 (6.6)
cholesterol --nov 2011 4.3 june 2012 4.4 June 2013 4.1 Feb 2014 4.1 dec 14 4.5 oct 15 4.4
Dafne grad. necrobiosis lipoidica on legs
laser treatment on both eyes 2002 and 2012, injections left eye 3 , wearing Noctura mask since oct 2014

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Re: winter break in italy
« Reply #25 on: 28 January 2016, 02:52:45 PM »
See you in there then!
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Re: winter break in italy
« Reply #26 on: 28 January 2016, 04:49:48 PM »
Shall we arrange a meet there?
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