Lots of Lasts

Lots of Lasts

A lot happened in June—so many trips and so many memories! I experienced Ikea for the first time (of course trying the Swedish meatballs), played in a basketball tournament (meeting some Ukrainians), and tried water skiing (which proved much harder than it looked)....
April Flowers Bring May Showers

April Flowers Bring May Showers

My schedule for the past two months has been so full that I have barely had any time to write! Between plans with classmates, family gatherings, and trips with Rotary, I have had lots to keep my mind distracted from the fact that I’ll be leaving this beautiful country...
Prostějov Rotary Ball

Prostějov Rotary Ball

The morning after sleeping at Shri’s house we had to get up early because they were going on a trip. We were supposed to wake up at around 5:15, but I overslept and Shri finally woke me up at 5:40. When I woke up I quickly got dressed, and put my things in my bag so...
Exchange

Exchange

Exchange is to grow, is to learn and overcome the greatest fears, is to leave the house and the family to learn that the world is smaller than we think, exchange means to leave and to be another person, exchange is to cry but still to get where we want. Exchange is to...
Spring has Sprung : 7 Months in Slovakia

Spring has Sprung : 7 Months in Slovakia

Time is flying by and it feels like pretty soon I’ll be the one flying—back to Florida! Just the thought of leaving makes me sad, but also reminds me of all that’s to come in the last three months of my Exchange! Now that the sun is out, ice cream is being sold on the...
Into the unknown

Into the unknown

The Rotary Club in the Czech Republic will always have a special place in my heart. They did not have to allow me into this country, but they did. I was actually supposed to go to Bosnia on exchange, but something happened thus not allowing me to. I then had the...

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