This concludes my study abroad trip.
I am home now, and greatly feeling the jet lag. I had a blast and encourage anyone who is considering to study abroad to really go for it. I had an amazing time getting to know everyone, and I hope to see you all back in Davis sometime soon. Thank you to everyone who made this trip special and a great experience. Thank you to my family for even making this a possibility and teaching me to follow my dreams. And thank you to whoever may have read…Continue
Posted on September 10, 2015 at 7:25pm
The flight to Amsterdam was breathtaking to watch the sunset from. I couldn’t stop taking pictures, and having my nose pressed to the window. The Swedish lady next to me got a kick out of my Stockholm stories and my American take on the city. She was very amused at how excited we got over the reindeer at the zoo, when she said you can barely drive in the Northern part of Sweden without herds of reindeer crossing. The sky was still light until we dipped below the clouds to darkness and heavy…Continue
Posted on September 9, 2015 at 11:34am
The last week of the program
Today we spent touring some of the scholarly places around Stockholm, such as the Karolinka Institute and the Natural History Museum. At the Karolinska, we listened to a speaking talking about preventative medicine, hospital clinic statistics, and the steps we can take to get the numbers of healthy patients higher. The highlight of the day was the museum for two reasons: 1) the speaker talked to us about really cool woolly mammoth evolution,…Continue
Posted on September 6, 2015 at 3:01pm
This weekend has been phenomenal and I am just warming up. I have finally been able to experience Stockholm in the tourist ways and I am hooked.
The weekend started with a tour of the Konserthuset which hosts the Nobel Prize Ceremony each year on December 10th. There are six categories that the Swedish Royalty hand out: physiology/medicine, chemistry, physics, literature, economic science, and peace. The fund was started by Alfred Nobel in 1895 and has since been awarded to…Continue
Posted on August 30, 2015 at 12:00pm