Monthly Archives: June 2011

St Peter and Paul, and Economic Development Theories

Happy Saint Peter and Paul Day everyone!  Here in Riva the whole town is shut down for the holiday. None of the stores are open, but no matter—being the studious students that we are—we worked right through the day anyway. Bells … Continue reading

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Arriving in Riva (aka A Lesson in Transportation Systems)

After a harrowing day of travel, including a missing zipcar, unwilling taxi drivers, a delayed flight, missed connection , a 6-hour layover at Charles de Gaulle Airport, and another taxi ride, I finally arrived in Riva for the UAP Switzerland … Continue reading

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Everyone has arrived in Riva San Vitale

This is just a quick note to let parents know that all of the students have arrived safely in Riva San Vitale. We had a few students with delayed flights, but they managed to make it to the villa by … Continue reading

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