2010 10 12

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So I ended up being the member of the gateway group that was voted out (go figure.. I was the only girl!) and so today was the first day I met with my… Continue reading

2010 10 11

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On Monday we presented our designs to Daniel, Carlos our TA, Ljljana the principal, Marina the Croatian landscape designer / translator, the priest at the dormitory, and the groundskeeper. They looked at my… Continue reading

2010 10 10

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On Monday we continued to work and finish our designs. After looking at the pros and cons of the existing gateway to the dormitory my group proposed a design that could address the… Continue reading

2010 10 09

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Today we went on a tour of Crikvenica, Opatia, and an eco village where Ljljana, the principal at Ucenicki Dom, lives. In Crikvenica we walked along a beach where I collected shells and… Continue reading

Autumn 2010 – Croatia Bloggers

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While many of you have been reading our new UW Study Abroad Blog this quarter, I wanted to jump in a take a moment to introduce all of our talented writers/travelers.  We have three… Continue reading

2010 10 07 – 2010 10 08

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The next day we did some real school work. We had our first tour of the dormitory and of the potential design build sites. The dormitory, Ucenicki Dom “Podmurvice” is an Austro Hungarian building… Continue reading

2010 10 06

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On the first real day of the program we were given a long tour of Rijeka’s city center. I had already spent a couple of days there, and so I had seen many… Continue reading

Landing, and then Some

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So here we are in Croatia!! around 30 hours of traveling before I was able to sleep. Things have felt pretty “homey.” One of the teens, Peter, was playing his guitar and singing… Continue reading

pre|depart|arrival

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Bon Voyage! As the youngest child in my family, I was also the last to leave the proverbial “nest”. I would also consider myself to be fairly close to my parents. So it… Continue reading

WELCOME TO OUR BLOG!

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University of Washington – International Programs & Exchanges finally has a blog! This is a space we created where students who are currently going abroad will upload a blog entry once a week. … Continue reading