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Venice, Italy April 13, 2003

Filed under: Europe,Semester Abroad — Kelocity @ 2:00 pm
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I went to Venice, Italy alone too. It was a great experience, yet one of the loneliest. I had fun seeing everything and going to museums, and seeing St. Mark’s square and everything, but at night, I was a little bored, being alone. It also rained all 5 days I was there. Except one day, it rained for a few hours, and then stopped, and I looked up at the church in St. Mark’s square, and there was a rainbow over it. It was so beautiful, I really felt like God put that rainbow there for me to cheer me up. It did, it brought a smile to my face! I did some shopping and more sight-seeing, it was fun.

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Me, in Saint Mark’s Square with the birds.

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Rialto Bridge (biggest bridge in Venice).

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Me on the Bridge of Sighs.

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My sister, Mikaela. She didn’t come with me, but I thought it was cool that we had the same picture!

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God put that Rainbow there for me, because I was sad, hungry, tired, poor and homesick by this point!

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It rained the ENTIRE time I was there…

One day, I went to Padova with a girl from my hostel. It is a town an hour from Venice. There was a lot to see, and we had a great time. I again ate a lot of Gelato… mmmm….

Then, I took a Ryanair flight back to Belgium, and came home.

 

 
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