April 7th in Milan April 8th 2012 Happy Resurrection Sunday! I want to focus this blog post on my day trip to Milan with Florence For Fun; I’ll make a second post either tonight or tomorrow on Scoppio Del Carro (explosion of the cart). My day began early since it is just over a three hour bus ride to Milan from Florence. On the way up the group watched The Devil Wears Prada and the beginning of The Holiday to pass the time, alth ... read more
Europe » Italy » Lombardy » Milan 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
I am currently a student at Bellevue College in Washington State. However, for spring quarter 2012 I will be studying in Florence Italy! The program is through the community college and organized by AIFS, which I have heard wonderful things about. I’m looking forward to my time abroad, and am planning on using this site to help stay in contact with my friends and family.
The picture is of me sitting in Dunn's River Falls in Jamaica! ... full info