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Summer 2019-Day 41

Romeo and Juliet, here we come! Verona is a town east of Milan. Shakespeare staged Romeo and Juliet in Verona. Outside the station, is a statue of a giant Egyptian pharaoh . That’s a surprise! The town seemed a modern place: tall buildings, new infrastructure, until we came to the old town. That was a step back in time. All things aside, our first stop … Continue reading Summer 2019-Day 41

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Summer 2019-Day 40

OMG!! 40 th day!! We are so homesick. I know, I might sound ungrateful, but this feeling is there. Kids are feeling it, too. But I know the next day at being home, I will start missing my summer trip. It’s a weird feeling- we wake up, have breakfast, off to explore, have lunch and dinner, and sleep. Now, from someone else’s point of view … Continue reading Summer 2019-Day 40

Summer 2019-Day 19

It rained. There was some thunder. Nothing exciting except playing a cultural game “coco.” Coco (nothing to do with cocoa) is a game from back home. There are two teams. One team stand in a horizontal line, while the other team is free to move around. The team which stands tags the “free” running team one person at a time. Once all the team is … Continue reading Summer 2019-Day 19

Earplugs, please.

If you ever hear a lot of screaming coming from inside a high school gym, don’t be startled. It is probably a team of girls volleyball. I have never been to a volleyball game. The only volleyball I have encountered was in my days of high school. I just remember trying out and ouch. It hurts. The other time I witnessed volleyball was on the … Continue reading Earplugs, please.