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FlorenceForFun Photo of the Week: Palio di Siena

Which Contrada will you choose to support at the Palio di Siena? Onda, Nicchio, Drago? FlorenceForFun girls getting into the spirit of the Palio! To submit your favorite travel photo for the FlorenceForFun photo of the week, send it to booking@florenceforfun.org with a description of where you were and what you were doing. Each week …

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The Contradas of August 16th's Palio di Siena

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BS68xKcHTMU&w=560&h=315] The final race for the Palio di Siena will be run this Thursday, August 16th. This white-knuckle horse race happens twice a year, where competing contradas, or sections of the city, will race for the honor of winning the banner of Siena, and bragging rights for the year. Let’s meet this year’s competitors: …

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