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Student Travelogues

November 3, 2011

I am a Francophile. I love just about all things French: The food, the language, the culture, and mostly just the way of life. The “joie de vivre” if you will.

November 3, 2011

...we head into the Atlantic Rainforest to spend the night with the Nature Conservancy. The rain couldn’t keep us in; we went on a hike to one of the facilities research stations...

November 3, 2011

If you are given to choice to travel abroad, I would highly recommend it because there are experiences you cannot learn in the classroom that will prepare you for the working world and the rest of your life.

November 3, 2011

For one month, June 2011, I traveled abroad, meeting and working with people from all over the world who shared at least one thing in common: a passion for conservation.

November 3, 2011

After a year of planning, preparing, and navigating through the study abroad process, I left for Costa Rica for three and half months to study with the School for Field Studies (SFS).

November 3, 2011

A loud roar of engines fills my ears as I’m pushed back into my seat. The plane goes barreling down the runway and Qantas flight QF008 takes to the air bound for Brisbane Australia; flight duration 16 hours. The realization has finally set in, I’m going to Australia.

November 3, 2011

I had a wonderful time, and gained knowledge and experiences I never could have learned from a textbook. Clearly, the best way to learn is by doing.

November 3, 2011

Last spring I spent the semester researching different crop varieties that would grow well in Kenya but I never imagined what my experience in Kenya would actually be like.

November 3, 2011

It was definitely the trip of a lifetime, and an absolutely incredible experience. Our stories of our trip have yet to end!!

November 3, 2011

After a seven hour plane ride, a two hour layover in Belgium, an hour and a half plane ride to Milan, and a three hour bus ride from Milan to Bologna, we finally arrived in Bologna...

November 3, 2011

I cannot believe ... all of the amazing things I had an opportunity to see.

November 3, 2011

The experiences that I have gone through, I will remember for the rest of my life. The learning experience and life experience was priceless.

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November 3, 2011

I woke on the morning of May 21st in a cold sweat. At that moment, it finally sunk in that I would be traveling as far away from Downingtown, Pennsylvania as possible with people that I hardly knew.