Volterra AD1398 Festival, Day 1, Part 2

We felt it had cooled down sufficiently to go back outside.  In addition, we really wanted to attend the combat competition and the falconry exhibition.  We headed towards the main square (Piazza dei Priori), and found we had managed to catch the end of the medieval dance lesson activity.  We grabbed good seats at the …

Volterra AD1398 Festival, Day 1, Part 1

I’ve had to split this into two parts – both are reasonably photo-heavy. I’ve linked to some movies in public posts on Facebook. I took to wearing shorts for the day, which is nearly unheard-of for me, but it was just as well – it was a very hot day.  We took ourselves outside and …