On the second day our students and teachers visited the Istituto Tecnico Agrario, the school in Alvito and after they went for a stroll in the centre were they met the mayor and vice-mayor. In the afternoon they visited the upper part of Alvito were they walked along the medieval village and saw the remains of the castle. They proceeded to Monte Cassino and visited a Benedictine monastery, the place were Saint Benedict lived. Our students and teachers also visited a cemetry called Pollakk, a place in the Appenine mountains were a big number of soldiers were buried during the Italian invasion.
On the third day they participated in a number of activities at the school in Sora. They sang along “We are the People” with the choir, attended part of the play on Dante Alighieri, saw ceramic works done by the Italian students, played a traditional sports game called Ischermi and had a party with typical local food. They also visited a gothic Cathedral dedicated to St Dominic and in the afternoon they went to Isola dei Liri, a small village with a waterfall in the centre and there they had time to visit a private castle which was the property of the duke of Vale di Comino. Certainly experiences which they shall never forget.