• The Jewish Ghetto of Venice

    by  • May 22, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Today I had the opportunity to visit the Jewish Ghetto in Venezia. This was a special moment for me because the book I read, The Girl from Venice, was about a Jewish girl who escapes from the German’s during World War II. I was really fascinated with the three synagogues we were showed. I...

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    The Rising of the Sun and the Phoenix

    by  • May 18, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Today we set the record for our earliest call time yet. We met at 6:30AM to catch the sunrise (and avoid the crowds) in the morning. This experience was really special because it felt as we had all of St. Mark’s Square to ourselves. The only people up at this hour were men tending...

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    Italian Churches and Sunsets

    by  • May 16, 2018 • 0 Comments

    This morning the students got an early start on our scavenger hunts that have been taking us through various places in the city. We then regrouped at the palazzo to head to the Santa Maria dei Miracoli Church, and completed another scavenger hunt. We took a brief detour to look at the statue of...

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