Scenic Florence

I feel so much brighter today. I spent my mid-morning finishing the walking tour of Florence then made a pit stop at the Piazza Santa Croce before crossing the river to the other side of Florence. The walk alongside the river was pleasant. I visited the Rose Garden, which is quite beautiful, before climbing the […]

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Florence I: Joy, Grace, Pleasure & Heart

When I arrived in Florence today there was almost a snafu with my luggage but I managed to get through it and make it to the shuttle stop with minimal fuss. At the pickup spot I met three Americans who were super cool and had just rounded up a trip in Paris prior to arriving […]

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Exploring Galway

Sarena and I visited the tourism office of Galway after breakfast then wallked to the cathedral. It is amazing-simply beautiful and one of my favorites. I could feel a sense wholeness being there and I admired, as I usually do, the stained glass works. After I got holy water on my hands and forehead an […]

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London- Art Explosion

I woke up earlier than my travel companions the next morning so I hopped on the train to Shoreditch to experience the street art scene there. The walk in Shoreditch was wonderful and the amount of works in the area was astounding. Being in such a space was electrifying and it was good for my […]

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Postcards From France

Brittany, France. I was very tired on Tuesday but by the time I got to my last class of the morning I was energized. The lesson I planned for this week was on The Roaring Twenties. We explored the topics of the Prohibition era including Speakeasys, mobsters and the rise of organized crime,¬†The Harlem Renaissance¬†including […]

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