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Florence in the Winter; Firenze in the Summer

I won’t say Italy’s the most beautiful country on Earth, because Italians are already crying that out loud. But I definitely say Italy offers some of the most breathtakingly beautiful landscapes on the planet. 920 more words


Currents of love and strength

‘Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope… and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance’ – Robert F.

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Class one: San Miniato del Monte

         Our first Art History class was filled with so many things to appreciate. We took a trying hike up a very steep mountain to San Miniato del Monte (yay exercise!). 156 more words

Al Fresco

This is Italy

For me, nothing says Italy like the smell of jasmine. And nowhere has jasmine quite like San Miniato al Monte, the small Romanesque church and active monastery high above the city. 21 more words