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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

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Local finds.

A + A Sichuan China
http://www.aasichuanchina.com

Orange chicken lunch special $6.99!
ATX.
North Austin.

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Summer haiku pt 1

The long days of summer are slowly pulling away from Iowa. School started Monday and I can’t tell of the whirlwind of activity is real or just a feeling rubbing off of the frantic freshman running around Iowa city like a swarm of slightly confused ants, but this is still one of the greatest times of the year in Iowa. 131 more words

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Packing Tips From One Traveller To Another

By Alanna Rice

Packing for a fast paced and lengthy trip can be incredibly daunting. Where do you even begin? After travelling this summer, I thought it might be helpful to include some of my favourite, often forgotten packing tips! 591 more words

Have You Heard of Tuvalu?

I hadn’t until today, when I read this article in the Times, about Tuvalu being the owner of the internet’s .tv domain.

I was intrigued about this unknown country, especially when I saw this aerial shot: 199 more words

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Have I changed?

Ever since I have been back from the UK, I feel everything at home has a different feel. People in good ‘ole Raleigh are more flustered and irritated by traffic and roadwork. 426 more words

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