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30 Oct | Iris Jackson | No Comments

October 30, 2011:Tour of Italy

Hi, {module Iris Jackson October 30} Last week in Rome was a blast! My twin sister came to visit me and we did a lot of the sights. We went to the Sistine Chapel. Actually getting to the chapel was crazy. It’s around a 30 to 45 minute walk through the Vatican museum. Try to …

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16 Oct | Brittany Reed | No Comments

Horses and Chocolate | Florence, Italy

10:27 pm This weekend my friends were being very successful at procrastinating. Thursday night a big group of us had a pizza and wine night. We all went to Gusta Pizza just across the river and got out pizzas and then we headed for our destination, which was originally going to be Piazzale Michelangelo but …

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11 Oct | Brittany Reed | No Comments

Vespa, Vespa, Vespa!!!!! | Florence, Italy

9:38pm Let me start out by saying that if you are ever in Florence for more than 2 days you HAVE to go on a vespa tour of Tuscany! It was the most fun I have had in Tuscany so far! Sunday morning some of my friends and I went on a vespa tour through …

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8 Oct | Brittany Reed | No Comments

The World is My Classroom | Florence, Italy

8:48pm On Tuesday I got to go on a day trip with my stone and marble sculpture class to the little town of Carrara. Carrara is the home to the quarry where Michelangelo got his marble to his sculptures. It was about a 2 hour train ride but the town turned out to be pretty …

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8 Oct | Iris Jackson | No Comments

October 8, 2011:Tour of Italy

{module Iris Jackson Blog 4} Well I left Tuscania and went to Rome. I was so excited to get to go to Rome and see all the sights. Our apartment is fantastic. Right outside our building is a produce market. The food is so fresh and is definitely priced for somebody on a budget like …

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2 Oct | Brittany Reed | No Comments

ASSISI | Florence, Italy

12:12pm These past few days have been yet another lovely weekend in Tuscany. Friday morning Jessica, Libby, Elizabeth and I went to visit the little town of Assisi. It was about a 2 ½ hour train ride to the town and then another 5-10 minutes by bus (yes, this time we took the bus). We …

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