Trattoria Bliss

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Last night we were on a quest for the best. High expectations and crystal visions in our head, three of us left our apartment in search of an authentic, hole in the wall,… Continue reading

Crossing the World to the Left

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We arrived in Chennai very smoothly around midnight of December 31st.  We arrived at 7 am that morning after long lines for lost luggage and a long van ride to Auroville.  We stepped… Continue reading

Layover Musings

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As anticipated I am finally in Washington DC for my seemingly endless layover.  Looking back at what has happened so far, I know that this trip is going to be one I will… Continue reading

Preparing for Departure

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I’m waiting anxiously on Christmas Eve to see if I will get the REI duffel bag I want for the trip.  I’m not taking that much, a couple knee-length skirts, loose T-shirts, and… Continue reading

Well Hello There!

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Hey Guys! My name is Gina and I’ll be studying abroad in Rome this upcoming Winter Quarter. I am so excited, but it seems that my trip has snuck up on me. I… Continue reading

Winter 2011 – New Bloggers

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Well, with our first quarter of bloggers under our belt, we’re ready to start our next blogging experience!  Introducing to you:     Matthew Gillman (gezenmatthew) – Direct Exchange with Bogazici University in… Continue reading

2010 10 22

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Lots of digging. Mural: Today some contractors came to clean up the graffiti on one of the sides of the secondary dormitory building to prepare for the mural artist to come and paint.… Continue reading

2010 10 18 – 2010 10 19

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On the 18th we were told which sites we designed will actually be built. Out of the 5 designs we will be building the gateway, reconciliation garden, exhibition/corridor space, courtyard, and a mural… Continue reading

2010 10 15 – 2010 10 17

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After a long week of designing, we finally gave our final design presentations. It went well. Marina acted as our translator although afterwards one of the Croatian students said that she changed some… Continue reading

2010 10 13 – 2010 10 15

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Site Analysis. Site Analysis.  Site Analysis. Design. Crit. Design. Crit. Design. Crit. Produce. Produce. Produce. Designing the reconciliation garden has been a bit difficult. All of the other students are just working on… Continue reading