Tellus

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.

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Backpacking in Scotland – Loch Ness »

Backpacking in the highlands of Scotland during my spring break while studying abroad was one of the highlights of my trip.  My friend and I hiked over 80 miles.  The trip was challenging and  exciting, and completing the journey was one of the most fulfilling things I have done.  We planned very little for the [...]

Edinburgh, Scotland »

During my first few weeks in Scotland, Pope Benedict XVI visited. Several days before his arrival the streets were cleared and barricaded. I am not at all in touch with the religious world but was interested in participating in the event for the experience. This image shows the hundreds of bagpipers that played for the [...]

Scotland and Spain »

One of the coolest things I did on my time abroad was actually going to Scotland and Spain during our Spring break. Scotland was gorgeous and Edinburgh was a really neat city and had a lot to offer from great pubs to hiking to Edinburgh Castle itself, which was actually more like a museum than [...]