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I Love Lake Iseo

As promised, a blog post on Evon and I’s day trip out the Lake Iseo.   When Evon and I booked our trip out to Milano, we knew we were going to visit Milano...

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Loosing Milano

Evon and I decided to take on Northern Italy the other day.  We decided to stay in Milano but take day trips out to Genova and some of the towns surrounding Lake Iseo.  I’ll...

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A Tale of Two Cities

A few weeks ago Evon, Jacob and I decided to take a trip out to Venice. It was suggested that we stayed outside of Venice, and I highly suggest it as well. We decided...

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Rome’s Playground

In the USA I would never be able to climb in or on or through Roman ruins, not only because we don’t have Roman ruins but, because in the USA we build an environment...

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Baroquen Architecture

Last but not least, the last of our planned trips took us to the City of Rome.  The city known for its broken ruins and Baroque architecture.  I have to say now, that every...

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Finding Firenze

Something I have found to really enjoy, more and more as I travel from place to place, is finding the city within the city. But what do I mean by this? I mean that...

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The Allegory of Siena

Located with sprawling sienna buildings across three hilltops and their valleys is the Italian city of Siena.  The city was founded by two men on black and white horses and a statue of a...

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I Spy Pisa

  I spy with my little eyes a fluted column. I spy with my little eyes a red marble column. I spy with my little eyes a group of University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture...

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Pisa Meets Volterra

  What do you get when you place a group of University of Detroit Mercy students and faculty in the same building as a group of University of Pisa students and faculty?  You get...