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New Semester, New Room

On Monday, July 21, I arrived at the University of Cape Town campus early to work out where my classes were. Walking from building to building I took a moment to look out over the Cape Flats to the silhouette of mountains in the distance and the sunrise painting the sky brilliant reds, pinks, oranges, and yellows. 1,619 more words

Cape Town

Bus Ride, Abbotsford, and Dudes from Liverpool

Yesterday was a painfully long day but now here I am in Edinburgh, Scotland!   I woke up yesterday at 6 and started getting ready.  We had been told to eat breakfast at 8, grab our bag lunches at 8:15, be assembled at the Porter’s Lodge at 8:20, so we could get to the bus by 8:30.   1,207 more words

Study Abroad

Bitter Sweet Days

So I’m writing this super late, per usual, but here goes nothing!

As I continue blogging and write about the days that I’m experiencing here it’s a little bittersweet – on the one hand I’m having the time of my life.. 947 more words

Sandy Beach


Sunshine, book in hand, clear waters, feet in sand.


Diving into crashing waves, this is a memory I will engrave

in my mind.

For all the days and all the times, simplicity and contentedness on the ocean shore… 6 more words


Study Abroad Reflections

Now that study abroad has come and gone, it’s time to reflect on what exactly happened across the pond. So what did we learn? Quite a few things, actually. 1,514 more words


Hiking, sushi, and screamo... Seriously, WHO AM I?!

Woah! Time has seriously gotten away from me, sorry for the week+ post, my goal is to keep a week apart MAXIMUM.

Well, the weather is finally starting to break! 1,002 more words

July 30-31

The past two days have been great but we can tell we’re winding down. I’m so sad to be leaving here so soon but there are some things that I miss way more than I thought I would, like mac n cheese and pizza. 635 more words