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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Becoming Part Of The Family: Reflections on a Semester in Bali

Maya Volk January 27, 2015

When I think about the start of my semester abroad, I'm immediately taken back to when I first stepped off the airplane at the Jakarta International Airport - not my final destination, but the first time...

ISP Reflections: Part 2

Maya Volk January 13, 2015

Although my last post promised a follow-up on how my ISP ended, as you may notice I've taken a little longer to post again. I'm not sure if I'm even technically allowed to keep posting as I have returned...

ISP Reflections: Part 1

Maya Volk December 20, 2014

Greetings blog followers! Due to a busy schedule and broken computer, I was unable to post this blog when I first wrote it. However, both of these problems have since been solved, and although my program...

Climb Every Mountain…Or Just One Volcano

Maya Volk November 30, 2014

As promised, here is a recap of the second half of my weeklong excursion, this part featuring adventures in North Bali. As you first read this entry the title may seem misleading, although I can assure...

Amidst The Rice Fields

Maya Volk November 19, 2014

We arrived at the village by foot,  which was perhaps the most practical way given the amount of potholes in the somewhat-paved road that were not quite catered for a four wheeled vehicle full of college...

Jalan-jalan ke Java

Maya Volk October 17, 2014

Hello blog readers! I hope you all haven't started to think that I was eaten by a giant gecko (tokek) or chicken (ayam) or duck (bebek) or mosquito (nyamok), because I'm very much alive and well in...

Hari-Hari Saya Di Bali: My Days in Bali

Maya Volk September 29, 2014

Salamat pagi! Saya sekarang di Jawa! Saya tiba di Jawa di senin dengan teman-teman saya dan guru-guru saya. Saya rindu Ibu dan rumah saya di Bali, tapi saya suka keluarga saya di Jawa juga. Saya punya...

Week one: Surviving the Drop-Off

Week one: Surviving the Drop-Off

Maya Volk September 15, 2014

Note: This post was written a few days ago, but with finicky internet it's only getting posted now. My apologies! Hello readers! After being in Bali for a week, I have so much to write about! Each morning...

Bali or Bust!

Maya Volk August 30, 2014

Greetings blog readers! My name is Maya and I've volunteered to document my adventures as I study abroad in Indonesia (specifically on Bali) this fall semester. I am a rising junior studying sociology...

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