Monthly Archives: April 2014

One week until departure!  It sure is coming up quickly.  There are a lot of things I am looking forward too.  First and foremost is meeting up with some of the students/teachers from our previous trip.  It’s going to be … Continue reading

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Time to Pack!

You’re off to great places, Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!         – Dr. Seuss   First off, Dr. Seuss is the man! I had to use this quote to … Continue reading

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A Whole New World

In eight days I will be in Africa starting a journey that will forever change my life. This study abroad experience means so much to me already and I cannot wait to truly begin this journey. The thing that I am … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Tanzania!

Less than two weeks we leave for our new adventure in Tanzania! I can’t wait or express my excitement through a simple blog post. I am so thankful for another month of May in Arusha!!  As for packing, I have … Continue reading

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Is This My Life?

A common phrase has been entering into my mind a lot lately; “Is this my life?” Tanzania is less than two weeks away and yet I feel as if it is not real yet, as if this is not my life. … Continue reading

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Gettting Ready for Tanzania

As we approach the departure day, I cannot help but be overwhelmed about the whole process. I have never been so far away from home before and for so long other than college. I know for sure something I am … Continue reading

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“Experience: the most brutal teachers.”

“Experience: the most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.” -C.S. Lewis I think that quote pretty much sums up my thoughts about leaving my plushy American life to head to Arusha for a month–while I’m … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Tanzania!

In less than 11 days I will be boarding a plane and heading to Tanzania!  Since high school all I have wanted to do is travel the world and experience different cultures. Over the past few years I have researched … Continue reading

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Preparing for Travel

In less than two weeks I will be boarding a plane headed towards Tanzania! That is absolutely crazy! I am beyond excited to be going on this adventure. There are so many experiences that lie ahead that will be unexpected … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Tanzania!

It has absolutely not yet set in that in 12 days I will be leaving for Tanzania! There have been so many other things to take care of for the past few months that I haven’t been able to process … Continue reading

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