Studiare Day 12

Thursday morning, we took a class trip to the Roman Forum and the Colisseum. We didn’t have a private guide, so we had to wait an hour to get tickets, wait another half hour while some group members took a bathroom break (only two stalls!), and then we used a couple guide books to walk around. Then our professor gave us an activity to do at each site, making connections back to our lessons.

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After the Roman Forum, we visited the Colisseum. Standing there in the Colisseum for the third time was still a thrill. Moreover, I realize how incredibly blessed I am. Most people would be happy to make it there once. And here I am in Rome for the fifth time and in the Coliseeum for the third time!

imageIn the afternoon, we returned to campus for a late lunch and then worked on our final projects, which will be presented in class on Friday.

For dinner, we headed back to the neighborhood of the Colisseum to a restaurant recommended to some classmates by a cab driver. It was a beautiful night in Rome. After nearly two weeks in the 90s, the temp has finally dropped, and the evening weather was perfect for a stroll to a gelato stand.

 

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