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Family and City Tour

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It’s been two days since I’ve written for the blog and a lot has happened already. On Wednesday I spent the day with my host family just hanging out and we ran some… Continue reading

Mitad De Mundo y Guayasamin

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  You guys, this has been crazy! First off on Friday all the ACLAS students went to the Mitad del Mundo or the equator. It was incredible! We got to go on una… Continue reading

Misr Umm alDunya

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True to form, I’m sitting in the Cairo Airport writing this last entry. I’ve found that I’m not great at keeping up a blog, especially while running around Cairo. Nevertheless, here are some… Continue reading

Half Way Over?!

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Well, spring break has ended which means that I am officially half way through with my time here in Sydney, and well over-due for another blog update! This past month in Sydney has… Continue reading

Cairo Bound and Turned Around

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And we’re off! I left Portland, Oregon headed for Cairo, Egypt yesterday (right now its 9:30 at night in Cairo on the 28th, I left the 27th at 7am from PDX). My flights… Continue reading

Seoul Searching

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Seoul’s haze can’t keep out the sun– fried in sweat My first five days in Seoul have been very hot–as far as I’m concerned anything above about 80 degrees Fahrenheit (or about 26… Continue reading

Cappadocia: Caves, Bellydancers and (Narcolepsy)

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  So, let me tell you about how I went to Cappadocia and got wheelchaired back to my hotel room muttering about how Germans and bellydancers got me in this state. This actually… Continue reading

TL;DR: Click Here, Help Orphans

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No time to read? That’s cool, but before you go, give the Darüşşafaka Society a look and see if you’d like to help orphans get a quality education. The Solar-Powered Underclass I was naïve… Continue reading

SUMMER 2014 – NEW BLOGGERS

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Meet our new bloggers for Summer Quarter 2014!    Rachel Abramson (rhabramson) Asian Languages & Literature Summer Departmental Exchange with Sichuan University (UW Dept. Exchange) Chengdu, China Summer Quarter, 2014 About Me My… Continue reading

Spring 2014 – New Bloggers

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The start of Spring quarter brings new bloggers to our lineup of UW students studying abroad. Our students on semester long exchange will still be blogging but our Winter quarter programs have ended,… Continue reading