A Change of Plans
Continental US / South

A Change of Plans

Those of you who know me personally, know that my plans changed very suddenly this past week and my intentions of spending a relaxing spring break week at school–processing my experiences from India last semester and taking some time to catch up on work and sleep–were taken off the table very suddenly. On Wednesday two … Continue reading

Universal Languages
Haiti

Universal Languages

In Haiti they speak Creole, a language that sounds very similar to French and looks entirely different written out. I was operating on two years of middle school (formal European) French in Haiti and managed to get along fine most of the time. Some of the older boys spoke some English and we could communicate … Continue reading

Hawaii

Free Hula Show at Sunset

  The Hyatt Regency, along Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki, sponsors a free hula show every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday (if the weather is good, which it nearly always is) at 6:30. The show lasts about an hour and features many different hula halau (schools) as well as other hula groups. The show happens just … Continue reading