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Vicenza

No, not Venezia (Venice), Vicenza!   A lot of people apparently get these names mixed up and the fact that they are located not far from each other doesn’t help!  The school organized an outing to Vicenza for Saturday so … 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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Basilica di San Zeno

Several weeks ago I wrote a post about meeting an Indian (from India, not an American Indian!) and we had a discussion about religion during which he told me that there are literally millions of Gods in Hinduism.  This was … Continue reading

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La Casa di Giulietta

The house of Juliet / Juliet’s house. Depending on your outlook, or current state of affairs of the heart, this visit can be extremely corny, or  …. extremely corny! Per my post on Castelvecchio, Verona was a commune back in … Continue reading

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