While studying abroad in Prague our program took a weekend trip to Krakow, Poland. While there we visited Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. This was one of the most harrowing experiences on the trip and this photo I took of the piles of shoes from the more than a million victims who were murdered there was one [...]
Last Sunday, I had a class field trip for rural sociology. We spent the day in the community of Tingo Pucara, which is located in Guangaje parrish, Pujili county, Cotopaxi province in the Ecuadorian highlands. Tingo Pucara is an indigenous community of 25 kichwa-speaking families in Guangaje parish, Cotopaxi Province, Ecuador. [...]
A wonderful thing about running: there is no grammar, pronunciation, or inflection involved! A double tall American female with a bro tank and topknot hair, jogging in silver shiny running shoes demands no need for translation or monetary exchange! While my nationality is still definite, I can exchange glances with fellow runners, assuming [...]
I took this photo after a very bumpy ride along a pot hole lined road to the backpackers at Bulungula, which is located along the Wild Coast. To get to Bulungula, my friend and I got a ride from the backpackers we were staying at to a small town nearby. Then from [...]
La Caleta, Valparaíso, Chile
Back to the Willamette green and brick, but missing those beautiful colors and intense smells of the fish market!
This photo was taken at Korea’s iconic Seoul Tower, also called Namsan Tower. I waited specifically till after my program ended when my mother and uncle would visit me to go to Seoul Tower. I wanted to share this experience with my family because of what this tower represents and show them the beautiful view [...]
I am ready for my next trip abroad and I have only been back less than a month. I think I will start planning my next adventure. I learned a lot being abroad including how to appreciate the people around me and the places that I come from. It is definitely an eye opener to [...]
Half way through a day of visiting ancient ruins for a class, my friend and I stopped to take this photo. Nigh poked my eye out, but its a cool photo.
The rest of the day was a wonderful a jolt through time. We found a hollowing rock that rang like a bell when struck, an arena where [...]
Thoughts I had on top of the Mt. shown. (If the photo uploaded correctly) See gallery.
Why have destinations? If you have nowhere to be it doesn’t matter when you get there.
Live to the beat of life. The farther from it you stray, the more out of tune you sound, the less happy you will be. [...]