managed to turn right instead of left and still reach our destination ... Oh, don't worry; I do realise it was my map-reading that was at fault; I have no problem with admitting it. But I would just like to have understood *how* ...

Here's a link to that same parent site, but this time regarding castles in the Siena area (which includes Montalcino) -- it may interest you to take a look ... Or it may not ! I'm the first to admit that what interests *me* doesn't interest everyone. Heaven knows why, of course; I mean, Italian football is rivetting, and ... Hmm. Sorry.  ;-)
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