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Colosseum and Vatican city

Today we had a couple of walking tours scheduled for the morning, the first was at the Colosseum. Our tour guide gave us a detailed explanation of everything from how it was built to how the gladiators were chosen. Then … Continue reading

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Rome

We had some quality bus time today… 7 hours to be exact. Our drive took us from Venice to Rome. We stopped twice for bathroom and food and watched ‘The Italian Job’ which was filmed partly in Venice. Once we … Continue reading

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Venice

Up bright and early again this morning we took a train from our hotel to venice and then a private boat to San Marco (the main plaza of Venice). We went and saw a glass blowing demonstartion at one of … Continue reading

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Lake Garda, Sirmione and Verona

We traveled to Lake Garda today. It’s Italy’s largest lake and extends up to the Switzerland border. We took a cruise from one side of the lake to the other. In the middle of the lake is a small private … Continue reading

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Milano

We’re in the fashion capital of the world!! Today was really overcast and rainy, so we started off the morning by going to the Sforzesco Castle. Currently it is home to a museum with an art collection which includes Michelangelo’s … Continue reading

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Pisa & La spezia

Today we went to see the leaning tower of Pisa. Welp, it’s leaning alright. There are 3 buildings in the town square, one of which is the leaning tower which Galileo used to conduct his experiments from. Apparently years ago … Continue reading

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Florence

We finally got to sleep in this morning… 8:30 am wake up call! Our group went to a leather shop as our first stop. There, we learned about the Florence jewelry boxes that are hand made in the area. The … Continue reading

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