Tourist Central June 24th 2009 My study abroad trip is over, and I'm in Rome for a while waiting for T.T. to come meet me. I'm sad to leave the comfort of a planned itinerary and the company of fellow UFers, but many more adventures are coming, so I'm also happy! Anyway, I was getting way too fat eating 5 course meals almost every night, and I was starting to itch for some alone time. Here's a brief overview from when I left of ... read more
Europe » Italy » Lazio » Rome 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