Tag: study abroad
Car exhaust wafts as I squint at the golden ramparts, 14th century fortress no more. Smooth plane trees tunnel over Rue de la Ré, Early morning shopkeepers sweeping cares away. Cafe drinks, silverware clinks, Squeals from urban schoolyards, Echo in the cobblestoned alleys. Water under the bridge, On y danse.
“[W]hat seems foreign might not be any stranger than the familiar, if [you’re] willing to look closely.” —Eddie Huang, as quoted in Time, February 2015 I lived abroad during my junior year in college and while I received college credits for my academic work, I feel the most valuable part of my experience was exploring…