Month: September 2011

Peruvian Cuisine (Jack Hayford)

The food of Peru is very unique. Before i came to Peru, I thought that the food would be pretty similar to Mexican food, but i was very wrong. They eat a lot of rice here with potatoes and bread. Chicken is very common although they…

Senior Year in Australia Begins (Jaime Kamps-Duac)

Original Date: July 24, 2011 Classes began yesterday afternoon for me. My last summer as a student has officially ended and now I begin the end of my formal education! Exciting, yet somewhat strange to grasp. Introduction to Indigenous Australia was a bit tedious for the two hour…

The Land Down Under (Jaime Kamps-Duac)

Original Date: July 17, 2011 Today was day two here down under, and what an awesome day it was. It began early, around 5:40am when I awoke from my alarm I had set the previous afternoon. Apparently I set up my alarm incorrectly when laying down for…

My First Five Days in Amman (Bojan Francuz)

Day 1: Allahu Akbar echoes across the city …. The sun is rising over Amman and I’m standing at the hotel window at 4:30 in the morning awed. Welcome to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan a billboard in the distance reads. Day 2: Endless honking of…

London – First Impressions (Larissa Dallman)

Boarding the plane to London was a surreal experience. It seems like it was just a couple weeks ago I was rushing to finish my application that I kept procrastinating on to get done. Of course I wasn’t able to sleep at all on the plane…