Monthly Archives: June 2011

VMax Complete

Well it is hard to believe but I have just finished packing my bags to head up to Murlo tomorrow (although this post may not get up before I reach Murlo). The month of June has flown by. Last week … Continue reading

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Swedes in SPACE (or Rome)

Swedes in Rome So on June 21st I planned to meet up with my friend Fredrick. I will have dug with Fredrick for 3 seasons this July, he is getting his PhD in Classical Archeology in Sweden (I think Upsala). … Continue reading

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Frutta Italiana

I love the Italy for many reasons, but one of the best reasons is the fresh fruit and vegetables. The Italians let their fruit ripen on the plant longer, this gives them such amazing flavor and juiciness. Although it does … Continue reading

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Too Many Tourists

So this weekend the 5 CU students traveled down to Napoli to take in the sites destroyed by Mt. Vesuvius on April 33rd 78 BC (if that makes sense to you look at a calendar). We did check out the … Continue reading

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Week 1 of digging.

So I keep forgetting to tell this story so it will start this post even though it happened over a week ago. We were touring around the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum last Tuesday and we had just gotten to … Continue reading

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V.Max Day 1

Today was the first day of digging so now these entries will become more weekly however I figured I would start off the dig week with one.  The vegetation clearers came and took out all the weeds with their giant … Continue reading

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When an Archaeologist is left in Rome.

It always seems that where and how I live is a big question hence my mentions early about the amenities and then the issues. You will be happy to know that the hot water is becoming more consistent, and as … Continue reading

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