Hour One The day begins! Students piled onto a bus to the Trastevere neighborhood and began exploring architecture over 2,000 years old.
[Students gather around on the bridge crossing the Tigre River]
Hour Two Conquered the 1st hill climb of the day at record setting speed.
[Students sketching the floor plan of Santa Sabina]
Hour Three Second hill conquered and students travelled from 470 AD through the dark ages to 1100 AD.
[Exterior of Santo Stefano]
Hour Four Capitoline hill came next.
[Students listen to Professor McClure as he discusses the Gothic style in Rome]
Hour Five Lunch break!
Hour Six Bus ride up the fourth hill and found Bramante’s Tempietto.
[The view from the top of the Gianicola Hill]
Hour Seven The beginning of the Baroque.
[Exterior of Saint Maria della Pace]
Hour Eight Students found the dark paintings of Cavagio.
[Students right before walking inside]
Hour Nine Students experienced the most shock and awe of the day as 2D paintings became three dimensional
[Two students looking at the painted ceiling above in the church of St. Ignatius]
Hour Ten St. Agnese
[Exterior shot from Piazza Novona]
Hour Eleven Last stop St. Peters!
Hour Twelve 12 hours, 13 buildings and monuments, 14 miles and the day is finally completed.