A few fleeting hours spent touring the historic center of Agropoli in Salerno, Campania. Panoramic views, quiet streets, and an ancient castle just before sunset created a short but sweet afternoon.
Last weekend, all 200 or so John Felice Rome Center students boarded a few coach buses and departed for Campania, a region of Italy about 3 hours from Lazio. After a break at the fanciest rest stop I’ve ever seen (fit with walls of wine, gifts, and Kinder candies), we arrived in Paestum, an ancient… Read More A Whirlwind of a Weekend in Campania
One chilly morning spent in a Castello Romano, one of the cities that protected Rome in ancient times. Viterbo is a now-tranquil town with a rich history of thirteenth-century frescoes, the cathedral in which the first conclave was held, and architecture that has remnants of both Medieval and Renaissance structures on the same buildings.
Or in English, new perspectives – my first few days in Roma have been an emotional roller-coaster, to say the least. If anything, traveling to a new place is a sensory overload (sometimes good, other times not). I can’t say I didn’t think I’d have a lot of adjusting to do, but I was surprised… Read More Prospettive Nuove