T-Minus 8 Days! August 21st 2010 So I promised myself I'd write a blog a week or so before I left for Italy - well, here it is! A lot of developments have happened in the past few weeks leading up to my departure. I got my housing assignment as well as my roommates (there's 4 in total), I received my Visa back from the consulate, and I found out the dates of some of the trips I will be going on. Besides receiving information, I'v ... 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
“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” - St. Augustine; sometimes it takes a well thought-out quote to really explain what it means to do something. In this case, St. Augustine does that by showing us the vastness of Earth. This is OUR world and it's HUGE. We don't have any other worlds to go to and it's ashame that most people don't choose to explore it. Well, I intend to finish my 'book' so sit back and watch me as I do it.
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