Monthly Archives: September 2012

Football Festivities!

The other day, I went to a football match (European football of course!) with my study abroad program. I’m a huge soccer fan, having played from age 5 through high school, so I was more than thrilled to be going! … Continue reading

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Buh Bye Madison!

It’s the night before I take off for France, and I could NOT be more excited. Well, I would be feeling a bit better if my bags were 100% packed and my room was clean, but that’ll all be taken … Continue reading

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Sports Day. Mai kaew jai.

Sports Day.  It’s finally here.  I’ve actually been hearing about this for months.  For the last two weeks, I’ve had about ten classes canceled for “cheer practice.”  Several classes are now multiple weeks behind others just because of the preparation … Continue reading

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Emerald Isle = No Smoke!

Yes, it was a wonderful relief to arrive in Ireland after a brutal summer in Montana – a summer of no rain. When I left, the air was practically solid with forest fire smoke. So the green of my chosen … Continue reading

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Jet Lag is Brutal

22. September 2012 Jet lag is brutal.  Spending 18 hours on planes and trains and in airports is brutal.  Being awake for 33 consecutive hours is brutal.  Having your hostel roommates stay up late and then also wake up early … Continue reading

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I’ve been in Amsterdam for just less than two weeks and I’ve finally gotten a moment to sit down and write! It’s been quite the whirlwind of an adventure so far. After a 26 hour flight from Hawaii to the … Continue reading

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First Field Trip

[Can school really be this fun?] We have arrived in Monteverde! You can see the map below of where I have been these past two weeks since departing San Jose. I am at the Biological Station [I] for three weeks … Continue reading

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Ciao Bella! Milano week one.

Buongiorno! I cannot contain my excitement! I am in Italy, living in an apartment, on the 9th floor of an amazing building, right near the biggest shopping street in Milano, the fashion capitol of the world. It is incredible, unbelievable, … Continue reading

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Passages round 2?

Right now I’m sitting in the lobby of the SIT program guest house, taking a break from the whirlwind orientation that we have been doing for the past 5 days. Since everyone in the group landed on Wednesday we have … Continue reading

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