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Il Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy

Il Ponte Vecchio (or “The Old Bridge” as it translates to) is a pretty popular point in Florence. A medieval stone bridge that lays over the Arno River, it was re-constructed in it’s current form in 1345 after a flood destroyed an existing bridge. 118 more words


"Florence is not Disneyland."

I’ve never been truly homesick before. Of course there was the typical “I miss my mom and dad and dogs” kind of stuff, but nothing major. 523 more words


What to Know about Florence, Italy

Trivial things I learned in Florence

Name: Kim Le
Major: Art and Design
Hometown: Hochimin, Vietnam
Destination: Florence, Italy
Institution: TU in Italy: Lorenzo de’Medici, Florence campus… 346 more words

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Presentazione del 70mo anniversario della Classe dei mai laureati

Un Giorno della Memoria e commemorazione del 70mo anniversario del D-Day: rari filmati dagli archivi della Cittadella e la storia dei laureandi del ’44 che divennero noti come “la classe dei mai laureati” a causa del loro servizio nella seconda guerra mondiale. 692 more words

The Search for Thor’s Well

On the way down the coast for a trip, Nathan says he really wants to find Thor’s Well. He’s heard about it online. It is supposed to be hard to find, and a hole near the edge of the ocean. 312 more words


Angels over Florence

While in Florence, Italy last year we took a walk to the outer edges of the city and up to a nice overlook of the entire ‘old city’ below it. 143 more words

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Wow. Traveling is exhausting. I feel like I am chasing the sun. With the time difference, my night passed within a few short hours, and I am most definitely jet-lagged. 434 more words