That bittersweet moment has arrived... After spending 6 weeks in Europe and getting a few more stamps on my passport, I can honestly say that this summer has been absolutely incredible. As cliche as it sounds, this has been one of the best experiences of my life. I am so grateful to have had this … Continue reading Cheers, England!
Well, it was a busy weekend. We spent Friday in London visiting Churchill's underground war rooms and Olympic Park. Of course, we had to take one last photo with Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. It's really cool to see London as the city prepares for the Olympics, which will begin in a few days. As … Continue reading 1 Weekend & 3 British Towns
This past Friday, our group left Cambridge in the morning and arrived in London an hour later. Our field trips for the weekend included the Imperial War Museum, HMS Belfast and Tower of London. I really enjoyed the HMS Belfast, because I've never been on a military ship. The entire ship is set to look … Continue reading When in London
On Saturday, our group gathered bikes and went for an hour long bike ride to an orchard in a nearby village. Trying to keep 15 people together on a bike ride in Cambridge is easier said than done. First, we're not all excellent bikers. Second, the weather conditions haven't exactly been conducive to the sport, … Continue reading Free Weekend in Cambridge
Yesterday, our 14 students plus Dr. Giles piled into a van at 6:30am to drive 4 hours to Dorset, England. We had an action packed day, and little did we know, there were a few surprises. First, the GPS was causing problems, but, we only had to turn around a few times. Also, because UK … Continue reading A Day in Dorset
Well, it's been a whirlwind few days here in Cambridge. I would have written sooner, but we haven't had wifi and our professor has kept us busy since we arrived on Sunday. So, I think this blog post will be a bit long, as I catch you up on what's been happening since we've arrived. … Continue reading Hello, Cambridge!
When I was just a little kid, I remember spinning the antique globe my German grandmother had given me. I remember sitting there and pinpointing places that I one day hoped to visit. I wanted to experience the culture, food, train stations, airports, hotels, narrow streets, mountains, beaches, historic buildings, and modern architecture. I wanted … Continue reading Summer 2012: Cambridge Style