Conquering England’s Lake District

This weekend I hiked in the Lake District. In other words, I murdered my muscles, froze my body, endangered my life a few times, tested my limits, and gained an overwhelming sense of accomplishment. I will recap this adventure in narrative form, so read on for the story of 20 study abroad students and two …

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Reunited with the Wilderness

Reflecting on my time hiking in Snowdonia National Park, Wales Cities explode with commercialism, consumerism, and any other man-made industries you can think of. While living in the midst of an industrial landscape, one can easily feel detached from the natural world. In order to satisfy the craving for unpolluted air, calming silence, and rich …

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