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Parting is such sweet sorrow…

There is so much to see in London that I don’t think it can be done in 2 weeks. The city is alive with color and lights, the quiet bustling of thousands of occupations. It’s tall and wide and mixed with a diversity of buildings that are older than our country is. I remember starting
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Saatchi Gallery of Art

One of the assignments of our trip ¬†was to explore a modern art museum in London called the Saatchi. There was all sorts of very strange and very exhibits, from an exhibit of the world’s flags made out of human hair to a group of animatronic people praying. But one exhibit that really caught my
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Exploring!

London is so big and so very difficult to navigate. It’s completely unlike New York City, where everything is a grid and everything is numbered. No, here there are loops and turns, side streets and alleys, all the streets are named the same thing (or similar), and without a good night’s sleep, there is absolutely
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night

I was spellbound. I walked out of the theatre tonight still walking as though I were on a grid. On graph paper. As though every step took me into a little boy’s mind, deeper and deeper until I was thinking like him. Speaking like him. I was stuck because I was so caught up in
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“This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England.”

Wow. I arrived in London two days ago and it is amazing. It’s big and bustling, but definitely not the same kind of bustling as NYC. No, this is not nearly as efficient or orderly. But has its own intricate ways of functioning and moving around the countless tourists. I started my journey by trying
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Is this an “exchange?”

When I applied for this program, this was the first question that came to my mind. And of course, there were more that followed quickly after. “What makes an exchange? Am I being an exchange snob? How can I possibly prepare for this 2 week exchange?” To elaborate, in 2011-2012, I was a Rotary Exchange
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