Travel Blogs from Padua, Italy

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e anche le difficoltà, Padua, Italy travel blog

e anche le difficoltà

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

... about what I did wrong, tomorrow in class... but yeah. I seem to be making "significant" mistakes every step I take here in Italy, and all the Italians seem so genuinely shocked to see us do the wrong thing. It seems that they believe so deeply that we ...

Angelic GPS, Padua, Italy travel blog

Angelic GPS

A travel blog entry by brendasjoy

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Today I drove to Ravenna and briefly enjoyed the gorgeous mosaics of San Vitale and the Galla Placidia Mausoleum.  I took some photos with the real camera also, which I am excited to bring home.  But I needed to get back on the road.  This ...

The First Leg of Kid Puggy's Road Trip, Padova, Italy travel blog

The First Leg of Kid Puggy's Road Trip

A travel blog entry by sethandholly

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... ham sandwich" with our ski stuff and drove away from La Grave.   The first stop on our journey was Padova, Italy (pronounced "padua") where Daniele and Enrico grew up.  As I mentioned before in a previous blog, our borrowed little Peugeot, aka ...

Daytrip to Real Italy, Padua, Italy travel blog

Daytrip to Real Italy

A travel blog entry by okikuta

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... in many respects.  We slept in very late, then took a daytrip back to the mainland and the city of Padua, or Padova, as known in Italy.  It's a historic college town of 200,000 with a well preserved medieval town center.  It's located ...

Finalmente a Padova..., Padua, Italy travel blog

Finalmente a Padova...

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

Well, here I am, 10:48pm in my residence hall room in Padua. I could write a lot about a lot of uninteresting things, but in all honesty not much has happened yet. Which is not very helpful for me and everyone else on feeling better about this whole ...

A day of film, Padua, Italy travel blog

A day of film

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

Hello, hello, a little update. Today, I worked on my essay for class for 20 minutes, and then moved on to intensely working on my auditory listening skills, I guess you could say. I went to a film at the cinema ("Un pranzo di ferragosto" I think it ...

got to admit, it's getting better, Padua, Italy travel blog

got to admit, it's getting better

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

... eating establishments yet... but it's getting better. And most people are so ridiculously nice anyway. A few small observations on Italy -- they absolutely love Californians. All the "Don't let any European know you're from America" stuff is total ...

Padua Day #2 WOW!, Padua, Italy travel blog

Padua Day #2 WOW!

A travel blog entry by mdoug03

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... would enable them to use natural ingrediants to cure remedies. Of course, it also had its political motivations considering the fact that Padua was under Venetian control and the Venetians used it as a place to keep thousands of plants from all over their ...

dolce-amaro, Padua, Italy travel blog

dolce-amaro

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

... goodbye to Italia.  It's funny how many people keep asking us if we're never coming back, haha. Strange.  My last Sunday in Italy.  I'm glad it's been successful thus far -- I had to buy butter, just went now at 12:30 to the supermarket, and good ...

Italy, Padova, Italy travel blog

Italy

A travel blog entry by beagui

Italy ...

Padova Over and Out, Padova, Italy travel blog

Padova Over and Out

A travel blog entry by linda.pestes.7

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... and doing some shopping.  Both of us purchased gorgeous soft Italian Leather jackets, which will serve as a reminder of our trip to Italy.  I also bought an Italian leather handbag, as well as a few more gifts for family.  I've posted a few ...

and back at home..., Padua, Italy travel blog

and back at home...

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

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 My econ professor from last spring was just appointed chair of Obama's Council of Economic Advisers. Note her image on every major news site...in the world. :)  The BBC even put in about 1 inch of her left shoulder/arm!  haha She is an ...

"a yearning to be citizens again"

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

Usually, this blog features stories of my travels, or if not that, at least cultural experiences.  I am going to make a slight exception today, due to the gravity of... f it.  This is not a tone you hear from me usually.  But even days later, I'm ...

Finally a Deep Breath, Padua, Italy travel blog

Finally a Deep Breath

A travel blog entry by brendasjoy

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Padova is my size of town, you know, Bellingham, Ballard....I would love to come back here.  The bathtub in my hotel room is extra long, and I bought a rose scented candle for my next hot bath. Had a romantic delicious dinner at Al Prato last night; ...

my first finals w/out quesadillas, Padua, Italy travel blog

my first finals w/out quesadillas

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

I am sitting in my room, trying to get to the kitchen to make toast for my nutella, because I am studying, reading over 100 pages in Italian of modern history... and I NEED study food. I'm trying not to have a panic attack or freak out right now.  I ...

Life in Padova, Padua, Italy travel blog

Life in Padova

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

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Ok, apparently, some of you actually really do check in here to see how things are going.  And I think frequently about things I should be writing about ... so here's an update for you on life in Padova. First I'll talk about...yes, last weekend, ...

'perché siamo italiaaaanniiii!!!!', Padua, Italy travel blog

'perché siamo italiaaaanniiii!!!!'

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

Ok, so we're here at the Study Center after attemptinggggg to buy Diesel jeans for 30€ with Diesel's 'Dirty Thirty' Thirtieth Anniversary event thing... well, it was a mess.  As I probably have mentioned earlier, one of the most prominent ...

Catching up!!, Padova, Italy travel blog

Catching up!!

A travel blog entry by newblogger

It's been a while since I could Blog and it will take me a few goes to catch up. Our day on Lake Como was lovely as the villages and views from the ferry were great. It was a longer trip to the town of Como than expected and much of the town shut for ...

oh my goodness, Padua, Italy travel blog

oh my goodness

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

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It's snowing!!!!!   In Padova!!!!!  They told us we would only maybe see snow if we stayed till January.  It's not even December.  It's REALLY snowing.  First it was kind of, melting on street, sticking to nothing.  Now ...

another encounter w/ italian culture, Padua, Italy travel blog

another encounter w/ italian culture

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

Another encounter with Italian culture. I had my host mother wash some of my laundry today (yes, I begrudgingly have my laundry washed for me here.... believe me, I'd rather do it myself), and I come home, and because they don't use dryers here, and ...

Looking Through A Window in Time, Padova, Italy travel blog

Looking Through A Window in Time

A travel blog entry by linda.pestes.7

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We left Venice on Oct 4, bound for the oldest city in Italy, Padova.  As we traveled through the countryside, it struck us how the modern world really hasn't arrived here yet with most things.  Old fashioned farm equipment, ancient ...

Peregrinación por San Antonio, Padua, Italy travel blog

Peregrinación por San Antonio

A travel blog entry by k0k0m0

El tren a Venecia estaba repleto de gente que iba a Padua al sepulcro de San Antonio, o algo así, y recuerdo que me tocó un compartimento con una señora mayor y unas nenitas (adolescentes) ciegas. ...

Padova (Friday-Saturday), Padova, Italy travel blog

Padova (Friday-Saturday)

A travel blog entry by fminonne

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Entry coming ...

Padova, Padova, Italy travel blog

Padova

A travel blog entry by tyler.durand

met with ...

Padua (Padova in Italian), Padua, Italy travel blog

Padua (Padova in Italian)

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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Padua claims to be the oldest city in northern Italy, and is the setting of The Taming of the Shrew. A couple of remarkable sights made this a worthwhile stop between Venice and Ravenna, primarily the university and the Sistine Chapel's competition, the ...

Pizza and Pasta in Italy, Rome, Pisa, Verona, Venice, Bologna, Padua and Masi, Italy travel blog

Pizza and Pasta in Italy

A travel blog entry by jai_82

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... pizza, then steak and salad maybe some peas and some fruiti, oh and not to forget the bread or proscuitto oh and on weekends a seafood buffet. We kept ourselves busy with day trips going to Bologna, Venice, Verona and Padua. Then it was of to ...

Padua Day #1, Padua, Italy travel blog

Padua Day #1

A travel blog entry by mdoug03

... pretty cool and it had an enormous tribute sculpted horse out of wood to Donatello. Finally we were off to the University of Padua to listen to a Professor Shay from Harvard discuss his thoughts on Galileo's life.. The speech wasnt that amazing, but it ...

Padova..., Padua, Italy travel blog

Padova...

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

Today was an interesting day... I'm liking Padova more lately. First I'll just mention that on Monday, we went with our ILP class to the Cappella degli Scrovegni (The Chapel of the Scrovegni's), which is covered on the inside with frescoes by ...

Padova for the night again, Padova, Italy travel blog

Padova for the night again

A travel blog entry by tyler.durand

for the ...

I don't feel so fresco, Padova, Italy travel blog

I don't feel so fresco

A travel blog entry by shiandgabe

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... frescos. From here we visited Padova famous markets at Piazza della Frutta and Piazza della Erbe. Shilo proclaimed them her favorite in Italy (which is saying a lot as I have dragged her to more then a few). Even though it was 10am we joined the ...

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