SRAS students’ trip to Uzbekistan was a long time coming. Originally scheduled as a two-week Central Asia tour, after the London School and the tour company they booked our trip through had both forgotten that we needed visas to get into Uzbekistan from Turkmenistan and we were left visa-less between borders, completely unaware of the… Continue reading A Week in Uzbekistan
After the half-day horse trek organized by the London School and SRAS, a few of us students were left wanting more. Four of the eight SRAS students agreed to go. There are many companies offering treks and excursions in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan, but typical of broke college kids abroad, we were looking for the… Continue reading Horsin’ Around
In one week, I will have been living in Bishkek for one month! It's gone by really fast, but I've had a lot to keep me busy. Next Saturday, the program-included time with my host family will be up and I'm moving into the dorms of the London School for the rest of the semester.… Continue reading Culture Shock? I don’t know her.
In the last minutes of my 42-hour journey from Montana, I was drifting in and out of sleep and aggressively squinting because the lights were turned on when we started descending. After deboarding the plane at 5:40 am, all the passengers squished onto a bus that took us to the main airport building. Per SRAS’s… Continue reading Arrival
MSO -> SEA I left my friends at the Missoula airport at 2:45 on Wednesday afternoon to walk through an empty TSA line, beginning my 42-hour journey to the other side of the world. My flight from Missoula to Seattle was short and uneventful. I had purchased this leg separately from my Seattle to Bishkek… Continue reading 4 Planes, 3 Days
I love listening to music and compiling Spotify playlists is one of my major hobbies. I've accumulated a good list of songs and albums that spoke to me while I was moving through spaces on my way to and from home. Here are my recommendations. spotify:album:5MuFb2lqykyDkiL8gYbfPa Take Offs and Landings This album by Rilo Kiley… Continue reading Music to Take With You
Hi, I’m Camryn. I grew up in Lewistown, Montana, a small town in the center of the state. I've grown the most however, in a surrounding realm of transit: in the processes of leaving from, and returning to. In junior high, I collected National Geographic magazines, from which torn-out pages were tacked onto my bedroom… Continue reading Introductions
Part of the reason I love to travel so much is because of all the planning I get to put into it. To me, there is no better activity than researching things my friends and I can afford to do, the best ways to go about doing them, and then compiling what I find into… Continue reading A Week in LA