ISU Alumni College in Chianti in a Tuscan Villa

Contradas -- Flags & Drums in Siena!

Above left: The huge square at Siena where they have bareback horse races in July & August each year -- on the bricks around the square! Above right: The "Contradas" -- 17 different groups relating to where you were born & who your parents were in Siena -- march and parade with drums and flags.
Below: A different Contrada (tho both have the color orange) struts its stuff!

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