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Terezín Concentration Camp and Ghetto Memorial

Friday was a very somber day. We visited Terezín, an 18th century military fortress and town that was made into a Jewish Ghetto when the Nazis took over. 324 more words

Why Rome, You Ask ~ Come See For Yourself


Amazing Rome. There is no one like you….Sounds like the beginnings of a song. But Rome demands its place as the Eternal City with all of its multi dimensional aspects of life over thousands of years. 742 more words

Art, History And Culture Of Italy

The View Isn't Too Bad

1/22/15

On Thursday, it was finally warm enough to go outside. The sky was a bit gray and rain was potentially in the forecast, but it’s impossible to sit in bed all day when you’re in Rome. 525 more words

Poland: Warsaw, Krakow, Mogilno

My 11 days trip felt like a highly intriguing practical history excursion, more so focusing on Poland’s involvement in WWII. I don’t know why, I find myself fascinated about history, particularly history’s of wars. 1,618 more words

Auschwitz

Venice

From Rome, we took the train to Venice. It was a pretty trip, particularly through the Tuscan countryside. though nothing like the spectacular train journeys we would take later in the trip. 1,033 more words

History

Sant'Ubaldo church in Pesaro on All Souls' Day

On All Souls Day I would like to devote a post to Sant’Ubaldo church in Pesaro.

Little known even by Pesaresi (I myself entered the church one year ago for the first time!) it was hardly ever open in the past. 490 more words

Italy

Ciao, Roma!

Originally I thought I’d simply fly into Rome and turn around the next day to leave for the countryside. I had been here when I was 20 as part of my junior year abroad, and didn’t think I needed to spend more time in the city. 422 more words

Rome