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ITALY: Tour of Italy

8 Jul | Quattro Ragazze | No Comments

The Adventure Begins

After months of planning and excitement, we arrived in Tuscania on Thursday night, excited to begin our stay in Italia!  Our host parents, Mario and Irene, and their daughter, Michela, immediately made us feel at home in their beautiful house in the center of Tuscania. Tuscania is a beautiful city, and we are so excited to …

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23 Feb | Adrianna Palmero | No Comments

My Venetian Adventure

The city of Venice in Italy, or “Venezia” as the Italians call it, has always been on my list of must visit places, so it was a given that I would use one of my school sponsored trips to visit Venice.  We left Florence when it was still dark, and after a few hours arrived …

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13 Feb | Adrianna Palmero | No Comments

My Roman Adventure

My Roman adventure began at 4:30am on Saturday, with only 30 minutes to spare before boarding the bus at the Piazza Independencia, so I grabbed my bag and with all the excitement one could have at that time of the morning, I headed out to the meeting point. Our first stop was the Colosseum, and as …

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5 Feb | Adrianna Palmero | No Comments

First Day of Photography Class!

Lindsey and I had our first photography class today. We went walking around the central market and took some great shots. Then walked back to our classroom and used Bridge and Photoshop to enhance and touchup the photos. Our teacher told us to pick 5 photos that we wanted to touch up. These are the …

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1 Feb | Adrianna Palmero | No Comments

Stairway to Heaven

Today we climbed all the way to the top of the Duomo. There are about 463 stairs leading up to the top. But about halfway through (complaining and all) we realized that we made a great decision. The interior of the Dome, begun by Giorgio Vasari in 1572 and completed by Federico Zuccari are just …

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30 Jan | Adrianna Palmero | No Comments

Orientation

Today we had our orientation were they told us all the details of the school, the rules, and how to finish our permit of stay. A permit of stay is required by any one who is not an Italian citizen. If you do not have it, you are considered illegal and can be deported! The …

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