• Famous People

    Venice: Beautiful in Any Light

    by  • May 21, 2013 • Art, Critique, Cultural Info, Decadent, Dying, Famous People, History, Info, Libertine & Lewd, Mercantile & Rich, Student Travel Journal, Travel • 0 Comments

    First Impressions My senses are completely overwhelmed. Venice is so beautiful that I cannot stop gushing about it to my peers. The light here is not like any I have seen before. It is dazzling and makes the bright colors of the buildings, the architecture, and the statuary even more inspiring. The decay, evident...

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    Marco Polo

    by  • April 9, 2013 • Famous People, Student Essay

    Marco Polo In the year 1254, in Venice, Italy a young boy was born into a wealthy Venetian family. He grew up living a hard life raised by extended family, because of his mother’s death when he was young and his dad’s obsession with travel. His father, Niccolo Polo, teamed up with his uncle,...

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    Antonio Lucio Vivaldi

    by  • April 3, 2013 • Art, Famous People, History, Student Essay

    Antonio Lucio Vivaldi. A world renowned master musician known for his baroque instrumental concertos and operas. Vivaldi perfected his techniques and style which ultimately influenced great composers such as Bach and is even compared to Handel. Born on March 4, 1678 in Venice, he was the son of Giovanni Battista Vivaldi and Camilla Calicchio....

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