You could visit Siena, Italy as a day trip. But you’d be missing out.
Catacombs and crypts, the skulls of Catholic saints, horrific artworks…Italy, you captured my dark heart!
When I learned that you can visit Galileo’s finger in a museum. I became very interested in the death of this infamous scientist.
A veritable who’s who is buried in Santa Croce — artists, scientists, philosophers, composers. It’s not just a church, it’s a pantheon.
A disturbing display offers a sample of what’s inside: a jaws-like wooden spiked device, an iron mask that looks like a long-lost member of Slipknot…