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Today we visited the city of نزوى, the previous capital of Oman proper and one of the oldest cities in Oman. The fort was peserved and offered a glimpse into old Omani life. 76 more words

Study Abroad


No, I am not trying to confuse you. I am just leaving for the summer. Dazed, sleep deprived, slightly neurotic – but good.

Yes, I do feel good. 115 more words

Oman Day 2

Last night we enjoyed a picnic on the beach curtesy of CIL. The food in Oman is absolutely amazing, and so much fresher than American food. 276 more words

Study Abroad

Learning about the real Libya

I’m sitting here watching an episode of Departures that I have not really watched more than a couple of times. I think one of the reasons I have barely watched this episode as much as other ones like Brazil, Canada, New Zealand, Rwanda, or Iceland, is because it’s about a place I have never really known much about. 416 more words


Spring Showers & May Flowers!

First, I should apologize for not writing sooner but I have been blissfully lost in thought. Acclimating to my new lifestyle and the ease of Regina. 313 more words


Journey to/Arrival in Oman

Leaving for the airport was bittersweet. I’m very excited to start my 3 months studying abroad in the Middle East this summer, but will miss spending time at home with friends and family. 115 more words

Study Abroad

Twas the Night Before Departure

Twas the night before departure, and all through the suite,

Not a creature was stirring, save for the jacuzzi heat.

The bags were packed in the car with care, 30 more words

Oman 2015