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St. Anthony

A few months ago I visited the Basilica of Saint Anthony in Padua and mentioned in a post that several years ago I had to repay my mother for a hefty donation she made in honor of Saint Anthony after … Continue reading

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Padova (Padua) – parte due

To finish recounting my trip to Padova: The “Prato della Valle” in Padova is the biggest piazza in Italy and one of the (if not the) biggest in Europe. It is a huge green ellipse surrounded by a canal/moat and … Continue reading

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Padova (Padua to you Yanks!)

The school organized an outing to Padova on Sunday which I very much enjoyed. Padova is known for such things as being the setting of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, for having a University more than 800 years old … Continue reading

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