Author Archives: kiral

About kiral

Senior in music education! I play the violin & love coffee!

lacking the sense of taking part

This last Saturday was a  big day for Siena. The first Saturday of July for approximately 700 years Siena has been holding the Palio, a horse race. The city center of Siena is composed of 17 neighborhoods called as Contrade. … Continue reading

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la dolce vita

I can’t believe I’ve been in Italy for 2 weeks already! On one hand it feels like a month, and on the other 2 weeks is a long time. I am pleasantly surprised at how much progress I am making … Continue reading

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Ciao da Siena!

Ciao tutti! I am all settled in with my host family in Siena, Tuscany, Italy. The city is absolutely beautiful. It has been warm and sunny, but pleasantly so for the past few days.I am living with one other girl … Continue reading

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