Monthly Archives: June 2010

Vukovar – Battle zone aftermath {Croatia}

Sunday, June 13, 2010 I normally do not post negative or devastating stuff on my blog. After seeing and hearing how my Aunts, Uncles and Cousin’s lived through the Serbian/Croatian war, I felt I had to share this with you. Specially after they took me to visit the town of Vukovar. It had such an […]

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Verona, Italy {Italy}

Thursday, June 10, 2010 My cousin drove me to Verona where I stayed 6 1/2 hours all alone in the city of Romeo and Juliet. It was probably better that I was alone as I took my time and really soaked up the city. I visited the Casa di Giulietta The house claiming to be […]

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Burano, Italy {Italy}

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 After visitng the island of Murano I ate on the island of Burano. The food is less expensive then Murano.  This is where I ate Gnocchi for the fist time. When in Italy do as they do!  Here are a few photographs and some facts about Burano. Burano is an island […]

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“Rusty” a Father’s Day gift to myself {Pet}

Everyone meet my new addition, “Rusty”. “Rusty” is a Shih Tzu and is 9 weeks old today. This was my gift to myself for Father’s Day. After every thing I’ve been through these last 10 months (including being forced to give up “Roo” or lose my apartment) I have been extreamly lonly and needing love […]

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Murano, Italy {Italy}

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 One of the sites to witness is on the island of Murano in Italy. Its famous for their glass. Here are a few photographs of the factory I visited and some facts. Murano is a series of islands linked by bridges in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy. It lies about 1 […]

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Rialto Bridge, Venice {Italy}

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 Here are my photographs of the Rialto Bridge in Venice, Italy. Also some interesting facts. The Rialto Bridge (Italian: Ponte di Rialto) is one of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. It is the oldest bridge across the canal. The first dry crossing of the Grand Canal was […]

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Saint Mark’s Campanile, Venice {Italy}

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 Here are my photographs of Saint Mark’s Campanile in Venice, Italy. Also some interesting facts. St Mark’s Campanile (Campanile di San Marco in Italian) is the bell tower of St Mark’s Basilica in Venice, Italy, located in the square (piazza) of the same name. It is one of the most recognizable symbols […]

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Palazzo Ducale di Venezia, Venice {Italy}

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 Here are my photographs of the Palazzo Ducale di Venezia in Venice, Italy. Also some interesting facts. The Doge’s Palace (Italian: Palazzo Ducale di Venezia) is a gothic palace in Venice. The palace was the residence of the Doge of Venice. Its two most visible facades look towards the Venetian Lagoon and […]

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Saint Mark’s Basilica, Venice {Italy}

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 Here are my photographs of Saint Mark’s Basilica in Venice, Italy. Also some interesting facts. Basilica Cattedrale Patriachale di San Marco and commonly known as Saint Mark’s Basilica) is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice. It is the most famous of the city’s churches and one of the […]

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