UK: I should be studying

Dang. I’m so over-due on a blahg post. I honestly couldn’t even remember what my last one was about until I just checked. That one was long. Ain’t no body got time for that, so I’ll spare you this time. It’s exam week(s). Yes. Exams extend for three long miserable weeks here. I keep telling…

Chile: Week Three

As of today, I’ve been in Chile for about two weeks. Though in the grand scheme of things (and in the grand scheme of my trip) two weeks isn’t a long time, it has felt like months because of how much I’ve accomplished so far. When I landed in Chile, I hadn’t spoken Spanish in…

Morocco: Picnic in the Forest

We went to the forest in Temara today for a picnic with several of the host families and their relatives. I played Bocce/Bocci/Botchi Ball (aka Le Bul) for the first time. The older men were so competitive! The only other time I had been around the game was at the Special Olympics my senior year…

Morocco: Casablanca

Several of us took the train to Casablanca today. We visited Hassan II Mosque, perhaps the most elaborate building I’ve been in aside from the Sistine Chapel. It’s minaret is 210 holycowareyouserious meters tall (That’s 689 ft for those of you who aren’t yet on the metric system. What are you doin’, America?). It was…

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