Or, "Ciao", as the Italians say.
Semester at Sea has arrived in Civitavecchia, Italy, the port of Rome. Civitavecchia is a plane ride from Venice, a three-hour train ride from Pisa and Florence, and a hop, skip and a jump from Rome. Many SAS voyagers flocked to the country's main city upon arrival fully loaded with backpacks in hand for overnight explorations of Rome and its wonderful food and sites. Others boarded planes and trains bound for Venice and Florence.
Be sure to check back for future blogs to read about Italian Inteport Student Alessandro del Ponte and to hear more about the students' experiences and thoughts on Italy.