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Studenti Di Alabastro

  Alabaster: a translucent form of gypsum or calcite.   There is a strong bond between a student and a teacher. Especially when you both understand each other without speaking a word of the...

Volterra

Volterra

On this trip as a class we walked throughout Volterra to get a real feel on how historical and antique this location is. We walked up the bell tower in the Palazzo and a...

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Pisa Cathedral

  Over the weekend, as a class we traveled to Pisa to see the wondrous architectural examples that include the Pisa Cathedral, the Baptistery, and the Campanile. In the images you are able to...

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Roman Theatre

The beautiful Roman Theatre. Something we all walk, laugh, and run by almost everyday. Who knew walking through it would bring such a different experience. Walking through the Roman Theatre you are able to...

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Museo Etrusco

The Etruscan Museum was an amazing scene of history and mythology all in one. The history was in the urns themselves which housed the ashes and remnants of the people of the area. The...

Arch

Tomba Etrusca

Walls constructed to protect and to serve Large doors and “Gods” planted in the center To learn their true meaning all we can do is observe Now these walls once flawless Formidable Now weathered...

Volterra

il mio arrivo in Italia

The cluster of emotions and the sounds we hear the smell of espresso in the air the windy leaves in the trees we see and the towns all near the buses and trains we...

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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. ...