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Welcome to my blog of photographs taken during my time spent studying abroad in the little hill town we call Orvieto, Italy.

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Assignment #8 – Field Trip Features (Tarot Garden and Florence)

An employee of the Tarot Gardens watches to ensure that everyone visiting the garden is acting appropriately and being respectful to the artwork at Giardino dei Tarocchi on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. The Tarot Gardens were created by Niki de Saint Phalle after she was inspired by the work of Gaudi at Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

An employee of the Tarot Gardens watches to ensure that everyone visiting the garden is acting appropriately and being respectful to the artwork at Giardino dei Tarocchi on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. The Tarot Gardens were created by Niki de Saint Phalle after she was inspired by the work of Gaudi at Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

Two men clean up trash on a beach in Orbetello near Tuscany, Italy on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Thousands of tons of trash and other waste are dumped in to the ocean on a daily basis. (Photograph by Mackenzie Boulter)

Two men clean up trash on a beach in Orbetello near Tuscany, Italy on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Thousands of tons of trash and other waste are dumped in to the ocean on a daily basis. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

A man observes a uniquely beautiful art piece in the Giardino de Tarocchi in Italy on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. The Tarot Garden was created by Niki de Saint Phalle and modeled after the tarot card deck. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

A man observes a uniquely beautiful art piece in the Giardino de Tarocchi in Italy on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. The Tarot Garden was created by Niki de Saint Phalle and modeled after the tarot card deck. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

A woman walks across a bridge crossing over the river in Florence, Italy on Friday, June 17, 2016. The bridge she is walking across is the only bridge that was left standing after World War II as it was the only bridge not destroyed by the Germans. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

A woman walks across a bridge crossing over the river in Florence, Italy on Friday, June 17, 2016. The bridge she is walking across is the only bridge that was left standing after World War II as it was the only bridge not destroyed by the Germans. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

A police officer stands monitoring the streets of Florence, Italy on Friday, June 17, 2016. In 1339 Florence, Italy became the first city in all of Europe to have paved streets. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

A police officer stands monitoring the streets of Florence, Italy on Friday, June 17, 2016. In 1339 Florence, Italy became the first city in all of Europe to have paved streets. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

A man bikes through the streets of downtown Florence, Italy on Friday, June 17, 2016. Today, nearly one-third of the world’s art treaures reside in Florence. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

A man bikes through the streets of downtown Florence, Italy on Friday, June 17, 2016. Today, nearly one-third of the world’s art treaures reside in Florence. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

Assignment #6: Architecture Times of Day

In the heart of Orvieto, Italy, the Duomo cathedral stands tall and bright in the early afternoon on Monday, June 13, 2016. The Duomo di Orvieto is a perfect representation of Italian Gothic style and is still used as a cathedral today. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

In the heart of Orvieto, Italy, the Duomo cathedral stands tall and bright in the early afternoon on Monday, June 13, 2016. The Duomo di Orvieto is a perfect representation of Italian Gothic style and is still used as a cathedral today. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

The Duomo in Orvieto, Italy beginning to be lit up just before dusk on Sunday, June 12, 2016. The Duomo is a large 14th-century Roman Catholic Cathedral situated in the town of Orvieto in Umbria, Italy. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

The Duomo in Orvieto, Italy beginning to be lit up just before dusk on Sunday, June 12, 2016. The Duomo is a large 14th-century Roman Catholic Cathedral situated in the town of Orvieto in Umbria, Italy. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

The Duomo in Orvieto, Italy lit up in the evening on Sunday, June 12, 2016. The Duomo is the largest architectural building on the hill town of Orvieto. (Photogaphed by Mackenzie Boulter)

The Duomo in Orvieto, Italy lit up in the evening on Sunday, June 12, 2016. The Duomo is the largest architectural building on the hill town of Orvieto. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

Assignment #7 – Field Trip and Long Weekend Features

A woman gazes out of her apartment window down an alley way in Siena, Italy on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Siena is known for the annual horse race that is held there in the town square. (Photograph by Mackenzie Boulter)

A woman gazes out of her apartment window down an alley way in Siena, Italy on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Siena is known for the annual horse race that is held there in the town square. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

A mother and her daughter ride up an escalator in Siena, Italy while walking around the town on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Siena, a city in Italy located in the region of Tuscany, is surrounded by olive groves and the vineyards of Chianti. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

A mother and her daughter ride up an escalator in Siena, Italy while walking around the town on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Siena, a city in Italy located in the region of Tuscany, is surrounded by olive groves and the vineyards of Chianti. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

Several patrons stand against the wall of a building waiting for the rain to lighten up in the heart of Siena, Italy on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Set on three hills, the city of Siena is drawn together by winding alleyways and steep steps. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

Several patrons stand against the wall of a building waiting for the rain to lighten up in the heart of Siena, Italy on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Set on three hills, the city of Siena is drawn together by winding alleyways and steep steps. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

A father and daughter share a moment along the beach in Sicily, Italy at the Coral Reef Bar near the Florio Park Hotel on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean, is just off the toe of Italy’s boot. (Photograph by Mackenzie Boulter)

A father and daughter share a moment along the beach in Sicily, Italy at the Coral Reef Bar near the Florio Park Hotel on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean, is just off the toe of Italy’s boot. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

A man rides his Vespa through the streets of Sicily, Italy near the boardwalk on Friday, June 10, 2016. Vespas are a populr mode of transportation for Italians due to the narrow and hilly streets. (Photograph by Mackenzie Boulter)

A man rides his Vespa through the streets of Sicily, Italy near the boardwalk on Friday, June 10, 2016. Vespas are a popular mode of transportation for Italians due to the narrow and hilly streets. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

A bartender at the Sinus restaurant in Sicily, Italy makes some fruity cosmopolitan drinks on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Sinus is known for their pizza, decorative drinks and exceptional ocean front view from the top deck. (Photograoh by Mackenzie Boulter)

A bartender at the Sinus restaurant in Sicily, Italy makes some fruity cosmopolitan drinks on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Sinus is known for their pizza, decorative drinks and exceptional ocean front view from the top deck. (Photographed by Mackenzie Boulter)

Assignment #3: Field Trip and Three Day Trip Features

An elderly couple sit on a ledge near a fountain in Villa d’Este in Tivoli, Italy on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Villa d’Este is a villa near Rome, Italy that is a fine example of Italian Renaissance architecture and gardens. (Photograph by Mackenzie Boulter)

An elderly couple sit on a ledge near a fountain in Villa d’Este in Tivoli, Italy on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Villa d’Este is a villa near Rome, Italy that is a fine example of Italian Renaissance architecture and gardens. (Photograph by Mackenzie Boulter)

Three men work on a gelato freezer outside of their Italian bar near Hadrian’s villa in Tivoli, Italy on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Hadrian’s villa is a property of the Republic of Italy. (Photograph by Mackenzie Boulter)

Three men work on a gelato freezer outside of their Italian bar near Hadrian’s villa in Tivoli, Italy on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Hadrian’s villa is a property of the Republic of Italy. (Photograph by Mackenzie Boulter)

An elderly man smokes a cigar inside of Hadrian’s villa in Tivoli, Italy on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. The ancient villa is an exceptional complex of classical buildings created in the 2nd century A.D. by the Roman emperor Hadrian. (Photograph by Mackenzie Boulter)

An elderly man smokes a cigar inside of Hadrian’s villa in Tivoli, Italy on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. The ancient villa is an exceptional complex of classical buildings created in the 2nd century A.D. by the Roman emperor Hadrian. (Photograph by Mackenzie Boulter)

Two men play music for the Arizona in Italy study abroad students at the Barlotti buffalo mozzarella factory in Paestum, Italy on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Buffalo mozzarella is produced at the Barlotti factory where the buffalo roam and are milked daily so that their milk can be turned into mozzarella cheese by later that same afternoon. (Photograph by Mackenzie Boulter)

Two men play music for the Arizona in Italy study abroad students at the Barlotti buffalo mozzarella factory in Paestum, Italy on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Buffalo mozzarella is produced at the Barlotti factory where the buffalo roam and are milked daily so that their milk can be turned into mozzarella cheese by later that same afternoon. (Photograph by Mackenzie Boulter)

A young man tours through the archeological site of Pompeii in Pompeii, Ialy on Friday, June 3, 2016. The ancient city of Pompeii was destroyed by a volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 C.E. where the entire city of Pompeii was left to ruins. (Photograph by Mackenzie Boulter)

A young man tours through the archeological site of Pompeii in Pompeii, Ialy on Friday, June 3, 2016. The ancient city of Pompeii was destroyed by a volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 C.E. where the entire city of Pompeii was left to ruins. (Photograph by Mackenzie Boulter)

Two men at the Barlotti buffalo mozzarella factory work farming a field on the factories property in Paestum, Italy on Saturday, June 4, 2016. The buffalo are milked every morning at 2:00 AM so that their milk can be turned into mozzarella cheese later that same afternoon. (Photograph by Mackenzie Boulter)

Two men at the Barlotti buffalo mozzarella factory work farming a field on the factories property in Paestum, Italy on Saturday, June 4, 2016. The buffalo are milked every morning at 2:00 AM so that their milk can be turned into mozzarella cheese later that same afternoon. (Photograph by Mackenzie Boulter)