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Quiet Amidst the Din: Salotto con Vista

My first impression upon walking to the Salotto con Vista, was how peaceful the little terrace felt. I had just walked there from my last class further up in Borgo Bello, and the streets of the city were full of … Continue reading

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First Impressions of Borgo Bello by Talia Schaer

As a student who joined Placemaking a week late I was not quite sure what I was getting into with this first week. I was not sure whether we were going to be learning about Placemaking, whether it was a … Continue reading

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Borgo Bello è bellissimo

My first impression of the Borgo Bello is that it is truly beautiful. After walking down a series of steps from the center of Perugia, we arrived on a bustling street. There were parents guiding their kids to soccer practice, … Continue reading

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Borgo Bello

After living in the center of Perugia for three weeks I finally made it down the staircase by my house to Borgo Bello. As we got to the last stair there was an immediate shift in the air, and it … Continue reading

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First Visit to Borgo Bello

Borgo Bello made a great first impression on me. Walking down the narrow main street there were event flyers everywhere: theater productions and tango lessons alongside religious ceremonies. As we explored more, I think the flyers adorning the walls of … Continue reading

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Perusing Perugia: A Journey Through Borgo Bello by Mariah Noth

Despite recently discovering Corso Cavour on jaunts with a friend, I was shocked on our journey by how much more life teemed in the myriad alleys clinging to the main artery of the thoroughfare than I anticipated. Upon first glance, the … Continue reading

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My first impressions of Borgo Bello and Corso Cavour by Suprima B.

I had been to the Corso Cavour, before the class tour we had on 15th August. When I was walking to St. Peter’s Basilica, it looked like a very residential neighborhood. Unlike the main street from Piazza IV Novembre, Corso … Continue reading

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First Impressions of Borgo Bello – Marc Capparelli

I didn’t really know what to expect when traveling to Borgo Bello. I knew that we would be volunteering our time to attend to the village, but I did not know what the village and its people would be like. … Continue reading

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Borgo Bello by Liliana B. Journal 1

For class, Professor Raymond took us on a passeggiata of the Borgo Bello neighborhood. It was full of hidden wonders like the luminous paintings in the back of an alley and the flower pots decorating the walls. Before arriving to Borgo … Continue reading

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Borgo Bello First Impressions- Jimmy Rotondo

Jimmy Rotondo 9/22/15 Journal Entry #1 When we were heading down to Borgo Bello I was honestly expecting it to be more run down than it was. The way it was being discussed in class, I thought it would be … Continue reading

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