By Sarah — Group 3 I can’t wait to get going to Barcelona. The trip has been rough so far with our flight cancelation but luckily the group grounded together has been really cool! I did most of my packing the weekend before due to a family emergency but I still got it all laid out… Read More Rough Start
By Savannah Group 2 Today, June 23, 2019, the day before I leave, I find myself rushing around in a panic tying up every loose end I can think of. This is not to say that I have not prepared myself adequately. There is just the matter of those that depend upon me for care:… Read More Caring for those Left at Home
By Trenton Group 1 As I write this I am less than four days away from setting off on our trip. Aside from a few minor things I am otherwise largely physically prepared to go. Most of the gear I’m bringing I had to buy specifically for the trip. For this I relied on a… Read More What am I Packing for?
By Monica Group 1 It is the night before we depart for the country we have been learning so much about. I am getting quite nervous for Spain. I think my nerves come from the fact that I am going to experience many ‘firsts’ on this journey. For example, my first flight ever will be… Read More First of Many Firsts
By Maureen Group 2 Personally, preparation for this trip came in a few. Step one was getting mentally ready to commit to traveling abroad. It’s my first time traveling internationally and my first time being away from home for this long without close friends or family accompanying me. A large part of me kept questioning… Read More A Rosary, A Shell, and a Glove
By Jessica Group 1 The Camino was something I was very excited for so I started packing well in advance. My family shared my excitement and were very helpful in my process. I first bought my hiking boots while visiting my brother in Colorado in May. My dad had been wanting me to invest in… Read More New Shoes for the Camino