Ready, Set, Go DC! - http://palatuccDC.blogspot.com This blog chronicles my adventures through the nation's capital one last time before I graduate. The blog highlights sites, sounds, and dining experiences in Washington, D.C..
"On GW’s student web portal there is a feature called “101 Things to Do” which is essentially a list of 101 items to accomplish at GW and around DC before you graduate. When I first read the list my freshman year, #49 (Sit on Einstein’s Lap) caught my eye and I’ve been anxious to check this one off the list ever since. The Einstein Memorial is on Constitution Avenue between 21st and 22nd streets outside the entrance to the National Academy of Sciences. Tourists headed for the Lincoln Memorial or towards the reflecting pool on the Mall often walk ..." (more)
Notes from Italy - http://palatucc.blogspot.com Notes from Italy is a travel journal written during the fall semester of my junior year when I studied abroad in the beautiful Siena, Italy.
"Monday September 10, 2007 - Siena, una bella citta - Siena is stunning. I try and try to describe it but it’s impossible to find the right words to capture the beauty I see. In the medieval center, cobblestone streets snake through clusters of tall apartments, churches, and other beautiful buildings. You feel encased within the fortress walls but then you climb up a steep hill and it unveils a gorgeous view of the Tuscan hills, beautiful garden valleys, and postcard snapshots of the city. At sunset the view has a wonderful, warm orange glow..." (more)