Mariana and Taylor, both from small towns in the United States, spent their first year abroad as freshmen in Florence in Fall 2011. They were roommates at Villa Natalia at NYU's La Pietra, and became best friends.
The Stibbert Museum is located in a small, quiet park located off via Bolognese. When three New York University (NYU) students were given the opportunity to volunteer for a day at the museum and gardens, they readily accepted. It was during the annual Un bacione a Firenze initiative, held September