Summer in San Lorenzo
Jun30

Summer in San Lorenzo

Getting off the plane from Atlanta to Madrid was one of the most exciting and nerve racking things I have ever done. What will the school be like? Will I meet friends? Will I even be able to communicate with these people for a month? Questions like these and many others raced through my mind as I walked to baggage claim. Little did I know, the best month of my life was just beginning. On our trip, we lived in San Lorenzo de El...

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Clinical Day 1 Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Jun30

Clinical Day 1 Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Today was the first day of our Medical Mission trip with the Capstone College of Nursing to Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Being in the southern hemisphere it was the winter season although temperature were still in the 50s to the 60s. However, the wind was up to 35 mph making it extremely cold! We rode from our hotel in Santa Cruz out to a village about 45 minutes outside of town. When we first go there we met with the local church pastor and...

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Getting to Know the Locals
Jun30

Getting to Know the Locals

After having spent some time here in Spain, I have realized that every interaction I have is an opportunity to improve my Spanish. While speaking with my fellow students has definitely improved my Spanish, my conversations with native speakers have been the most beneficial. With my peers I can get away with some form of Spanglish, but when speaking with locals you can’t just slide by. With the program, I have had the opportunity to be...

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Italy 2017
Jun30

Italy 2017

Wow, Can I say culture shock?! I am stunned at how beautiful this country is. I don’t have words to describe how beautiful this country is. I am traveling a lot and have so many trips planned I don’t know how I will get everything I want to do in to the trip. I have family here in Italy and I got to see them on my 20th birthday which was amazing. I am so thankful for this trip, I don’t want to go back to the states....

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Travels before Copenhagen
Jun30

Travels before Copenhagen

Before my class in Copenhagen began, I got the chance to spend a little bit of time touring Europe with my family. My brother, sister, and grandparents met me in Copenhagen to begin our trip. From Copenhagen we flew down to Rome and continued with a trip through Italy (Rome, Pompeii, Florence/Tuscany, Cinque Terre, Venice, Verona). We ended the trip in Munich. It was such a neat experience to be able to visit so many different cities...

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