field trip time!

Field trips are honestly my favorite part about this study abroad trip because we get to go outside and see new places. I really enjoy going to different dairies around the world and comparing them to how we do things …

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tuesdayyyy

Today we learned all about meat quality and how that quality is measured. The steps were pretty simple. They checked the color, tenderness, water holding capacity and water loss of the meat. We had lecture all about the meat quality …

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Last week of class!

Finally, we have made it to the last week of class. This week we are learning about Animal production and it is right up my alley. I think this is the only week where I think I will actually understand …

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Hup Holland Hup!

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Friday was the day I finally got to see my family. I flew out of Kraków to Frankfurt and then finally to Amsterdam. My cousin met me at Schiphol and we drove to the central station. We had a very …

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Krakow Day 2

Today was Corpus Christi day, a Catholic holiday. I don’t know much about it but it was neat to see the entire community of Kraków gather together to pray. When there is a religious holiday there usually are no shops …

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Krakow!

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We took a train from Bydgoszcz Głowna to Warsaw today and then from Warsaw we took a train to Kraków. It was a long, hot train ride but the outcome was definitely worth it. I am only staying for two …

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ow

Today was a very eventful day. We started out this morning on campus learning about wildlife and hunting. We had some very interesting conversations and I think we all concluded that everyone has different opinions about what we were talking …

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seven nation army.

Over the weekend we decided to take the train and have a short adventure in Berlin, Germany. We took the train from Bydgoszcz straight to the central station in Berlin. It was only a short four hour ride and we …

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it’s definitely a plant…

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Tuesday we learned more about plants and I’m finding myself a little confused on what the professors are talking about. Too many technical terms, but I am still all ears and trying to learn more about plants. One of the …

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plant week

I can’t believe that it is the second week of this trip so far. This trip is going by so fast and I don’t want it to end. This week we are learning about plants, which definitely has nothing to …

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weeeeeekend

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Our first three day weekend in Bydgoszcz was very peaceful and relaxing. On Friday, we decided to rent boats and explore the Brda River. We spent an hour on the river just looking at all the neat things in Bydgoszcz. …

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Thursday, yay!

Today seemed like a really long day, but in reality we got done pretty early. This morning we took a big blue vehicle to what seemed like a pretty residential area. We got out by a playground and started our …

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fun. fun. fun.

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Well today we learned more about soil and went to a nursery called Lesnictwo Biale Blota here in Bydgoszcz.  This university that we are at have a research program studying soil mites. Today during lecture we got to actually see …

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Tuesday, the day we got lost…

The title to this blog gets straight to the point on what happened Tuesday. We thought taking the bus would be such faster and better way to get back to the dorm and boy did we thought wrong. It was …

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hello

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It’s day four and I still can’t get over the fact that I am here in Bydgoszcz, Poland. I never thought that I would study abroad with such a great group of people. I am super excited to explore the …

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