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Culture Shock: Remembering your roots as you plant them in new soil

Linnaea Weld

March 3, 2015


Filed under Exploring Ecuador

Something that's been on my mind a lot lately is how the process of cultural immersion affects relationships both in country and across borders. As we discussed in a class aptly entitled "Culture Shock," my fourteen classmates and I are little flowers. We have all, by choice, pulled up our roots in the...

Thoughts before getting on a plane

Linnaea Weld

January 31, 2015


Filed under BLOGS, Exploring Ecuador

It is Saturday morning and I am enjoying one last sunny Oakland morning. Upstairs, two friends from Whitman are sleeping sound after the long drive from campus to wish me off. What is going on? Tonight I will board a red eye flight to Miami, and from there I will transfer onto the plane that will take...

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