From the Italian Alps to the Plains: Folgaria and Loreggia September 25th 2016 My next two weeks were at a camp in the northern mountains called the Dolomite Alps, near the town of Folgaria. It was an overnight camp, and we all stayed at a hotel together, not with a host family. Because of the intense nature of the camp, we couldn’t travel that much while there, but we were in the mountains, which made up for it.
Every morning I woke up to views of mountains all ar ... read more
Europe » Italy » Trentino Alto Adige » Folgaria 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
As a college student I first studied abroad in Serrekunda, The Gambia, and I became even more fascinated by human diversity than I already had been. I was hooked on travel. Later, I studied abroad in Brno, Czech Republic. Next I lived in Daegu, South Korea while I taught English there. After two years back in my hometown, I'm abroad again-this time in Spain! ... full info