I have yet to conquer the emotional stability part of traveling. I become way too attached to every person and new place I encounter, but I think this vulnerability is a wonderful thing, aside from balling my eyes out next to strangers every time I get on a flight home.
I hope to bring those who were with me back and allow those who were not lucky enough to join me a glimpse of the incredible time I had.
In an effort of pursuing my environmental studies capstone project, I found myself helping to build high tunnel greenhouses last Sunday afternoon on Ed Perkin's farm in New Marshfield, Oh. I even made a few new human and dog friends while I was there. When I arrived at Ohio University to pursue my visual communication … Continue reading Trying New Things with New People on Ed’s Farm
My time abroad has come to an end. Memories were made, experiences were gained, goodbyes were said, a little hysterical crying happened toward the end. Then I stepped on to a plane and began my 30 hour journey back home. Here's a few last rambling thoughts and reflections on my experience along with a random assortment of remaining photos of … Continue reading Farewell South Africa
As my semester at Stellenbosch University came to a close and I finished my last few exams and essays, Elie and I rewarded ourselves with one last adventure across Southern Africa. We began our journey here in Cape Town and traveled through Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique by plane, foot, a few questionable vehicles, and even by … Continue reading Just Two Girls on an Adventure Across Southern Africa
Classes are slowly coming to an end in the next few weeks in Stellenbosch as the month of April is flying by between all of the work for class and all of the exciting things I continue to do here. Over a week of this month was spent on spring holiday during which Adrienne and … Continue reading Spring Holiday on the Garden Route