Time Already?

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Our time in Poland has passed so quickly. Today Danielle and I went on the hunt for the last few gifts for our families. We went through the open air market multiple times and eventually found something for everyone. At …

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Shakira

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The past three days we spent our time at a little lake house resort. We left our dorm in Krakow in the morning and made our way to campus. We met Martina and Richard, we were put in a ban …

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Take me back to Paradise

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Today was another free day, Danielle and I decided to go back to Zakrzówek. We slept in and then made our way to lunch. We went to the restaurant that overlooks the city square again. I gracefully fell down the …

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A little salty?

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Today we visited the Krakow salt mines, Wieliczka Salt Mines. We Made our way down hundreds of stairs ending at an eventual 125 meters under the ground. The tour told us a short history of the mines and showed us …

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Adventure Day

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Today was scheduled as a free day. Last night all of the girls and I set down and we made reservations to take a guided tour to the Tatra Mountains. Our ride was scheduled to pick us up at 8:30 …

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Auschwitz

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Today we visited Auschwitz concentration camp. We started our trip with an hour or two bus ride to the camp. There has been a great amount of preservation put into this place, as it deserves. Our tour led us through …

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First looks

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Today we met at the Starbucks, which made us all happy to know exactly what we were getting. We then decided that we were going to get a golf cart tour. The tour took us around Krakow and we saw …

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Break Down

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Today we started on our Journey to Krakow. Everyone but Lauren was late making our way down to Leszek. He helped us load all of our luggage and we were on the way to the train station. We met Dr. …

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Inching Along

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Today started with us giving a couple of presents to our taxi driver Leszek. We have become quite fond of him over the past two weeks and are sad that we wont be seeing him anymore. We got him a …

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A day of rest

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After our long and eventful day at the Malbork castle yesterday everyone agreed that today we would rest. I enjoyed this day greatly, mainly because I didn’t get out of bed until almost 3. After I got up I did …

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But Did You Die?

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I guess I can’t really start today with out explaining last night. Trying to figure out how to get to the Malborku Castle consisted of a bunch of twists and turns, and obtaining the tickets was quite the headache. We …

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Graduation Day

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Today we started with a meeting with all of our professors and the dean. Turns out it was our graduation day! They had diplomas and goody bags for all of us. We are extremely grateful to have such loving professors …

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A Taste of Home

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Toady we had lecture starting at 9. The topic was very interesting as we talked about fungi. We looked at different types and talked about the various ways that they can effect people and animals. We learned that some fungi …

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In search of a Bobble Head

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Today we started with a field trip to Chrząstowo k. Nakła, an Experiment Station. We were greeted with colleges of our professors. We began with a meeting explaining how this experiment station was designed for research, and to give farmers the upper …

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Stepping into my comfort zone and fields of sunshine

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Today we visited a living museum that was erected on-top of the ruins  in which they are depicting. We were led by a tour guide who expertly gave insight into not only the type of lifestyle pursed by the ancient …

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Four baptist and a protestant walk into a Catholic Church

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Today started with a train ride to Torun. Getting on a train may seem like a simple task but when none of us read polish this task becomes increasingly difficult. We found some polite adults, who could not speak English …

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International Criminal?

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What a Day! Today we met one of the Faculties daughters in the town for a day away from the books! Getting to town was quite comical. On the tram we were approached by two Police officers whom demanded to …

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Dirt is not Soil

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We were in store for an adventure today! We went on a field trip to a national forest. We began with a short tour of their research and growing center. We then started on an educational path, on this path …

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Will you pass the lard?

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Today was our first day in the class room, and I believe it is safe to say that most everyone realized we may be in over our heads. With two business majors, a nursing major, one soil major, and then …

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MacCheeseburger

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What a long day! Today we started off with a tour of campus and eating at the cafeteria. We were then whiskedoff to meet our Dean Romon. He took us on a short tour turned long. We walked through the city …

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Vroom

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Wow. Where do I even start? Its been a long three days, but the adventure is already brewing! Lets start with the people. On the plane I sat next to a delightful woman from Egypt. Hayam was traveling to see …

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