Italy 2000 Denise Dunbar LIBR 500 Assignment Foundations of Information Technology A Map of Italy Rome Venice Naples Florence Turin Travel Plans
LIBR 500 Assignment
Foundations of Information Technology
Armed with a small library of paperbacks and travel guides, thirty rolls of film, and the requisite gear from Mountain Equipment Co-op, my sister and I traveled to Italy in May.
For one month we endured heat and crowds, marveled at art and architecture, gorged ourselves on Fanta and gelato, and blew our budget.
Take a look…
Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, destroying Pompei and other nearby towns such as Herculaneum.
Piazza della Bocca della Verita
One of the highlights of Italy was wandering the ruins of this ancient seaport, a quick daytrip from Rome.
A truly romantic place, Venice is crowded with wonderful canals, palaces, churches, and shops.
A few islands are within a quick ferry ride from Venice – Murano, (right) known for its glass, and Burano, famous for its lace
Highly recommended by many guides, I found that the charm of the 5 villages was exaggerated. But perhaps it was the cockroaches in the hotel?
Often overlooked, Milan is rich for exploring. If you are a person of means there is great shopping for you to do.
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Not all toilets were created equal!
Hostels + Bongos + Wine =No Sleep
Italy is an amazing country! I can hardly wait to return!