Tellus: (tel’us), n. 1. [Latin] earth, soil, and the land; a country; the world. 2. a collection of Willamette University student’s insights, stories, photos and thoughts from their experiences studying abroad.

Archive for January, 2016

10 Days Unplugged and Keyed In »

  During my semester abroad in Chile, I was lucky enough to have time to explore the very long and diverse geographic country. This particular photo was taken during the week we had off of school during “Fiestas Patrias” which is Chile’s independence week celebration. Myself and five other students took off to the Atacama […]

Soccer game in Angers, France »

Nigardsbreen Glacier- Jostedalen, Norway »

This picture is of the time my friends and I hiked Nigardsbreen Glacier one Saturday morning in October.  This was the first time any of us hiked up a glacier, so it was fun, exciting, and kind of scary all at once!  We had a harness, rope, crampon on our shoes, and an ice pick. […]