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  • My Dream Place: The Beautiful Place Of The Amalfi Coast

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    about is The Amalfi Coast. Countries are fun to visit, however, coasts can be entertaining too. It is a beautiful coast in the morning and also at night. I do understand that Italy has plenty of places to visit and that are wonderful, however, I believe that the Amalfi Coast tops it. In this essay I will talk about the Amalfi Coast and its history, the waves, currents, and tides. I will also speak about the influence on climate, which should be important for all human beings. The Amalfi Coast is a

  • Descriptive Vacation

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    “Forever” I will forever be tied there. Everything about it - the food, the air, the smell, the sights - was wonderful! It all started when my great grandpa Forst died and left my mom money. He loved to travel, so my mom knew that we should use the money for travel. A couple of years later my parents said, “We're going to Italy.” “Really?!” I exclaimed. “You better believe it, or you're not going!” “ I believe it, I believe it!!!!” As soon as I stepped into the airport, I knew it was going to

  • Essay Italian Ceramics: Vietri Tableware

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    Italian Ceramics: Vietri tableware If you happen to be around the Italian Amalfi coast, Sorrento, Capri, Salerno, or even in Napoli, you might be interested to buy a plate or two to bring home to remind you of the sunny days and stunning views and beautiful places. Of cause, you can buy ceramics in any of the places mentioned above. We just hope you have managed to get something better than the usual touristic mass produce. Luckily, there are a lot of beautiful pieces waiting for those who are looking

  • St. Andrew's Basilica

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    that miracles happen. After all, it remained standing through rebuilding efforts following earthquakes and eruptions brought on by active volcano Mount Etna. It is the home of the third-largest church bell in Italy. St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Amalfi With the Amalfi coast as its background, St. Andrew’s Cathedral is simply beautiful inside and outside. It features an Arab-Sicilian façade and Baroque interiors with 18th-century paintings that illustrate the life and miracles of St. Andrew. Basilica of

  • Causes Of Dominican Migration

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    One reason that caused the Dominican migration to the United States in the last century was the Trujillo’s regime, the opportunity for a better future and work opportunities. For example, poet and fiction writer Julia Alvarez, who wrote best-selling story How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, family fled from the Dominican Republic because “her father began to be eyed with suspicion by security agents of Trujillo dictatorship, due to his possible link with an anti-government plot” (Torres-Saillant

  • Ms. Reiter: A Personal Analysis

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    Ms. Reiter, I am a very different person, but the older I get, the more I see how different everybody else is. My philosophy of the world is somewhat pessimistic, but I believe there's a lot of good in this world. I think that everything in the world is understandable, and nothing is random. If some all-knowing being knew the position of every quark length of time and space, then everything could be predicted. The chemicals in life will always remain the same. My mind, and everybody else's mind

  • First Fish Monologue

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    I went to the Amalfi coast for kayaking and it was amazing! Sunshine reflects over crystal blue sea beautifully. I’m so burned out and my arms will be sore tomorrow. It’s been three months since I last saw you and missed you already. I know I have not had a chance to email you back sooner. I have met passionate professors and they are wonderful! I always wish you were here, we can have fun together. I’ve traveled to Florence, Venice, Sardinia, Milan, Naples and now I’m going to Rome soon. I’m too

  • Italy : The Geography And Geography Of Italy

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    Geography/Location of Italy Out of the seven continents in the world, Italy; The seventy second largest nation in the world is located in Europe. Italy is a boot-shaped country that covers 294,149 square kilometers of land and 7,200 square kilometers of water, totaling 301,340 square kilometers and is apart of the eastern Hemisphere and located in Southern Europe. Located in the Mediterranean Sea is where this Peninsula lies and is surrounded by rolling hills, valleys, along with Alps and Apennine

  • Lope de Vega

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    THE LIFE AND WORKS OF LOPE DE VEGA Lope de Vega (full name Félix Arturo Lope de Vega y Carpio) was well known throughout the world as The Phoenix of Spain. He lived his life to become one of the most important playwrights and poets of the Spanish Golden Century Baroque. Born in Madrid on November 25th 1562, he started showing his enormous talent for writing at an early age. During his lifetime he wrote over 1800 comedia pieces and hundreds shorter dramatic pieces of which around 500 were published

  • Examples Of My Interview With Julia

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    My key takes away from my interview with Julia is her love for traveling. She talked about her study abroad trip that she took last semester to Rome, Italy. She told me stories about how she would spend her days in Italy, which consisted of enjoying her favorite Italian dishes like pizza and pasta and sightseeing the historical sites such as the Trevi Fountain and the Coliseum. Since she spent three months in Italy, I asked her if sightseeing ever got repetitive, to which she responded that she was