In Venice, we had a 4 hour walking tour. We started our journey by discovering these beautiful bridges. ...And made a VERY necessary stop for gelato!! Mint Chocolate Chip and Coffee...YUMMY!! Ended the evening visiting the famous square of Piazza San Marco and taking in the city's beauty. Milan On our free day, I visited … Continue reading Italy: A Picture Journey
We left for our 8 hour road trip to Vienna, Austria from Germany at 8am. Being that it was dinnertime when we arrived, I had the pleasure of tasting the traditional dinner of Chicken Schnitzel and some kind of cold potato salad. After class the following day, we attended a walking tour around Vienna, but as … Continue reading Vienna, Austria
One afternoon in Paris, during my study abroad program, a brown-paper bag lunch in a local park between events. With all the benches taken and with no desire to sit on the ground, I sat next to an older - looking women probably in her late 50s. It only took a few seconds for her … Continue reading A Paris Park-Bench.
Day 11: Starting the morning bright and early, we left for Germany at 6am to be met with a long security line, our plane being delayed and the gate number changed to the other side of the airport, 5 minutes before boarding time. Yay. When landing in Frankfort, we finally met the most tenured member … Continue reading Heidelberg, Germany
Day 7: Arriving in Moscow on the overnight train, we immediately were given an authentic Russian lunch at a local church. For those of you wondering, a typical Russian meal consists of two courses. The first is usually a soup and the second is the main dish. In Russia, every meal also seems to include … Continue reading Welcome to Moscow
Day 5 Every Sunday on the program, we try to make it to a Church service in the country we are currently visiting. Staying at the Lithuanian Christian College we attended the University's church- City Church. The set up of was very similar to that of Protestant church back in the states and felt very familiar. … Continue reading More of Lithuania
Today was our first travel day since being in Europe. After a breakfast, we walked to a beautiful cathedral to have our devotions. We had our second class session in comparative economics and then packed up the bus and headed to Trakai, Lithuania where the famous island castle of Trakai was built in the 14th … Continue reading Vilnius, Trakai and Klaipėda Lithuania