Day 8

Banasura Sagar Dam

The Banasura Sagar Dam is the largest earthen dam in India, and the second largest in Asia.  It was named after Banasura, the son of a popular King of the state of Kerala. The Dam has become a popular tourist destination for it’s hill trails, gardens, and boat rides.  The dam provides drinking water and […]


Roommates (minus Sam) in front of the Vittorio __________________ Crazy to think I’ve already been here for over a week – time is flying! Relatively low key day.  The amount we have been walking around is crazy to think about.  Yesterday we probably walked a little over 10 miles.  I wouldn’t be far off if […]


After walking up to the Colosseo (Colosseum), it is very evident why it is one of the seven wonders of the world.  The structure itself is massive and was constructed almost two millennia ago under emperor Vespasian!  Over its active life, it saw numerous gladiator battles, performances, shops, and even housing. __________ After our third […]