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Lischeto Farm

As part of saying our goodbyes to the open enrollment students, the Volterra Detroit Foundation treated us to a fantastic, all organic lunch at Lischeto Farm. Approaching the farm, we drove through the art...

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Florence

Last weekend we took a class trip to Florence, the city is popular not only for being the capital of the Italian region of Tuscany but it also has played an important part in...

Arrival

The 1st week provided enough opportunity to help familiarize all the students with their new Italian home. we had plenty of time to explore the city and settle in before class got too intensive. ...

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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...