June 19th: Second Week in Rome June 20th 2011 June 17th: Today Grace, Chelsea and I all signed up for housing in Troy. It is a very similar situation to Orchard Trails in Orono only its graduate housing. We each get our own bathrooms. These girls are great and are getting excited to move to New York!
Today was also the first free day we have had since we have been here. We decided to travel to Pisa. We took a 3.5 hour train there. We got ... 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
I am a recent graduate of the University of Maine. I received my B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering. I am now a graduate student at Renssealer Polytechnic Institute. I will be perusing my MBA with RPI. I have been accepted in their International Scholars Program (ISP). As a group we will be studying 5 weeks in Rome, Italy and 5 weeks in Shanghai, China. I have created this blog so my friends and family can travel with me through this "wicked" cool site!
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