Io sento... June 18th 2010 I'm back in Rivalta to work on my favorite farm after about 2 weeks at the farm in Lake Como. (I must apologize in advance: as I learn more Italian, my english vocabulary deterriorates, so...yeah.) It was certainly an escape from reality and...I can't think of the words but like a cleansing spa experience. I ate healthy, got lots of exercise, read books, studied italian, and soaked in the beautifu ... read more
Europe » Italy » Piedmont » Alba Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
Well, I still don't have a real job and I haven't decided what I want to study in grad school yet, so I'm heading back to Europe to be happy again.
I will be mostly WWOOFing (world wide opportunities on organic farms) in Italy, while improving my language skills and making some academic contacts for a possible Fulbright scholarship. I'll probably do some more traveling to other countries, too. But, I might have to come back early for a job.
It's a one way ticket and largely unplanned, so I'll just wait and see where I end up... ... full info