living abroad | january

A collection of pictures and notes from studying abroad in January.


 

PASSIGNANO, UMBRIA, italy

 The family-owned farm we visited for our program's orientation.

The family-owned farm we visited for our program's orientation.

 We learned how they make pasta and then create the different shapes. Not pictured: the plates of homemade pasta that we got to eat.

We learned how they make pasta and then create the different shapes. Not pictured: the plates of homemade pasta that we got to eat.

 One of the many sheep the family had on their farm. 

One of the many sheep the family had on their farm. 

 This baby was very vocal and kept yelling, "Ma" which was slightly obnoxious and very cute.

This baby was very vocal and kept yelling, "Ma" which was slightly obnoxious and very cute.

 More sheep and the spectacular view. Not pictured: the view of the lake.

More sheep and the spectacular view. Not pictured: the view of the lake.


BOLOGNIA, ITALY

 The San Petronio Basilica

The San Petronio Basilica

 The Finestrella, one of the hidden canals that people told me looks like Venice... spoiler - it doesn't but it's still pretty.

The Finestrella, one of the hidden canals that people told me looks like Venice... spoiler - it doesn't but it's still pretty.


FLORENCE, ITALY

 The view from my apartment window

The view from my apartment window

 Enjoying delicious gelato with one of my 7 roommates, Courtney. 

Enjoying delicious gelato with one of my 7 roommates, Courtney. 

 I went inside the Duomo and wow.

I went inside the Duomo and wow.

 I also climbed to the top of the Duomo and wow, again.

I also climbed to the top of the Duomo and wow, again.

 This is the beautiful place where I get to live.

This is the beautiful place where I get to live.

 Enjoyed a lovely quiche at the market and also bought some jelly and pesto from locals.

Enjoyed a lovely quiche at the market and also bought some jelly and pesto from locals.

 There was a really cool vintage shop. Unfortunately, it was very expensive, but man it was cool.

There was a really cool vintage shop. Unfortunately, it was very expensive, but man it was cool.

 A yummy cappuccino with a nutella and mascarpone crepe for breakfast. 

A yummy cappuccino with a nutella and mascarpone crepe for breakfast. 

 Another picture of Courtney and I, but this time without gelato and in front of the Duomo.

Another picture of Courtney and I, but this time without gelato and in front of the Duomo.

 The view from a public library nearby that I hope to go to more often.

The view from a public library nearby that I hope to go to more often.

I can't believe January is already over. I have loved living in Florence and cannot wait for future adventures.

Stay tuned for more pictures from my adventures in and outside of Italy. There's so much more to come. (: 

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