Long way from home and flights but I am finally here in Cusco, Peru!

Hi I am Vanessa, I am now an upcoming junior, and I will be travelling to Cusco, Peru.  I wil be taking two spanish courses during my stay so I can improve on my spanish. It is sad leaving my friends and family but I am also very exciting to know what Cusco has to offer me. After a very long from Newark to Lima and then another flight to Cusco, I am finally here. The city is amazing and although for the first day I had a bit of...

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Goodbye NYC, Buon Giorno Firenze

Buon Giorno! My name is Erik Arntzen and I am a senior Arts Administration and Art History dual major at Wagner. For the next month, I will be posting on this blog to talk about my adventures and exploits traveling from New York to Florence. I will be taking two courses at the Lorenzo de Medici Institute, while taking some trips and tours to other cities in Italy. I promise to upload as many pictures as I can! Waking up today and...

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Goodbye Italy!
Mar19

Goodbye Italy!

Friends and Family, Our trip to Italy was a great success! Our knowledge of ancient cities is greatly increased...   Signed, Drs. Smith and Reynolds, Nicole, Jillian, Antonia, Michael, Nicole and Rory  ...

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Rome
Mar16

Rome

Buongiorno! We have arrived!  Rome is amazing.  So much to see and do and so little time. The train ride from Naples was quick and the Italian countryside was beautiful....

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Haiti day 5
Mar15
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Haiti day 4
Mar15
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Haiti Day 3
Mar15

Haiti Day 3

  Beach time    ...

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Update from Port au Prince

Since arriving in Port au Prince our journey has been hectic, moving and at times overwhelming, but all of the students will agree that it has already been an undeniably amazing experience.  We are staying on a compound operated by the Haitian American Caucus in the Michaud region of Croix des Bouquets.  We share the compound with about 20 students from Howard University in Washington D.C., a few interns, HAC staff, three dogs and an...

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Haiti trip day 1, day 2
Mar13

Haiti trip day 1, day 2

  Ready to take...

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Valley of the Temples
Mar12

Valley of the Temples

Day 1 We arrived in Italy yesterday after-noon from JFK to Palermo, Sicily. After our rooftop breakfast overlooking the beautiful capital we were on our way to explore the ancient Greek ruins in the Valley of the Temples. We met our tour guide Giovanna who led us through the ancient city along with the aid of our Professors Smith and Reynolds. It was an amazing experience to witness the catacombs and the temples of Juno, Zeus, and...

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Haiti Trip

  This trip is designed for us to help Haitian children  with education. English, French, and math are the main classes  that the Wagner students have the responsibility to teach. Also, the students are helping HAC , the Haitian American Caucus, building the first community bank of Michaud. an impoverished  area of Haiti. These photographs are of the first two days of our trip. You will see pictures of important monuments,...

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On the way to Italy

For those of you who are hearing about our EYH Rome trip for the first time see the course description below. Course Description: This trip is designed to be an integral part of HI 252: Ancient Mediterranean Cities, making both the Mediterranean and the extraordinary ancient sites in Italy come alive in your imagination. We will spend the first part of the semester studying the evolution of democracy, art and theater in ancient Greek...

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