Autumn Foliage Viewing
Dec05

Autumn Foliage Viewing

As the season has changed from summer to fall, there are a lot more tourists in Kyoto. According to my Japanese teacher, they come to visit many of the temples and shrines that Kyoto has to offer. But also to see the ‘紅葉’, or Autumn leaves. At first I was skeptical of just how many people would be here to see the fall foliage, but it turned out to be a lot more than I expected. Every day, the bus has been packed with...

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Story Behind the Picture: Camel Trek
Dec01

Story Behind the Picture: Camel Trek

  We recently held our annual Education Abroad Photo Contest. The winner in the Landscape category was Hannah Brawley for her photo, “Camel Trek,” taken in the Sahara Desert of Morocco while she studied abroad with Semester at Sea. Here is her story: I wanted to study abroad because I wanted to know more about the world I lived in. I wanted to challenge my comfort zone and push myself to become a citizen of the world....

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