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Stacia Maiorani
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Watercolors, Flamingos, and a Castle
I spent today exploring new areas of Milan. I read an article a while back about some fun, hidden places in the city. Today, I went to three of those. Taking the 24 tram to the Crochetta stop, I walked to Giardini della Guastalla . This is a public garden/p...

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The Italian Emergency Room
First -- I'm fine. Second -- I had an interesting experience going to the emergency room for the first time... and in Italy, no less! Last Thursday at work, my laptop fell on my foot... sideways, so that not only did do I have a nasty bruise but it also sli...

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Jesolo Trophy Gymnastics Competition
I love love love the gymnastics competition in Jesolo! I'll be sad to miss this once I'm back in the States. The arena is small and intimate... I'm so close to the best gymnastics from four countries -- including the United States! Ali Raisman and Gabby Dou...

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Jesolo Gymnastics Competition - around town
One of my favorite weekends of the year -- the Jesolo gymnastics competition!! I made the trip to Lido di Jesolo again this year. It is west of Venice on a strip of beach and is filled with hotels for the summer months. Going in March, the entire place is p...

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only in Italy - the taxi bell
I find the picture above really funny. This was taken just outside the Santa Margherita train station -- a small station that in Liguria, on the seaside. There is a nice taxi sign with the number to call (the white sign on the left) -- and then this open ye...

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Duomo di Milano
Milan's cathedral , or  Duomo , is truly magnificent! ( I've blogged about it before with photos ... and I'm going to do it again, ha!) A fun fact from the Wikipedia page (linked above): Milan's cathedral is the fifth largest in the world! -- and the  large...

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back on the bike!
I'm SO happy to be riding my bicycle to and from school again! That is one piece that I've missed from when I lived in Opera. I haven't ridden to work since being in the city this school year because there has been construction along the way and I'd have to...

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enjoying Milan
Finally getting around to posting some pictures that I've taken while out and about in the city this school year. I'm really enjoying living in the city and being close to everything! The past two years in Opera were peaceful and quiet... but it's so nice t...

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Santa Margherita and Portofino
Yesterday, Ali (a friend and co-worker) and I took a day-trip to Santa Margherita and Portofino. These are two small sea-side towns in Liguria and it takes just over two hours by train from Milan! I am really glad we went. The day was a bit overcast but I l...

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enjoying the FOOD Italian-style
Mmmmmm the food and treats in Italy :D I have about 3 months left in Italy... I'm going to miss breakfasts like this one!!!! My mom will like this one! Focaccia bread with green olives! This was my breakfast one day at school: On a recent Sunday morning, I ...
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