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    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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    Welcome to Venice!

    by  • May 20, 2013 • For Parents, Travel • 1 Comment

    Here are our students in Campo Sananzelo, just a few feet from our palazzo! They have just dropped off their bags and are headed out for their first immersive experience in Italy … buying groceries as the local supermercato. It was a good chance for them to practice reading and speaking Italian, learning the...

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    Gondolas in Venice

    by  • April 17, 2013 • Cultural Info, History, Info, Student Essay, Travel

    Introduction Venice is known as the city built on water.  Along with the Grand Canal, there are approximately 400 foot bridges and 170 boat canals connecting the 118 islands that make up Venice.  Without gondolas it would take a lot of foot travel to get to certain places, and some places might not even...

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