Monthly Archives: January 2011

Second day trip to Amsterdam

Surprisingly I don’t have that much to write about that I’d want to share with whoever is reading this via the internet. You’d think living in the Netherlands I’d have more to say. But I’m generally a private person so … Continue reading

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Reflecting

So far Dutch class is pretty rough for the majority of us (at least in my section). The professor goes very fast- which I understand he has to because it’s the intensive course. But it’s just that- INTENSE. I am … Continue reading

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Dutch Class

We began Dutch class today. We arrived at 9 o’clock and didn’t get done until 4. No, I’m not kidding. We had 2 short breaks but we were there for 7 hours. Dutch really isn’t that complicated. When I compare … Continue reading

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Amsterdam

Today we got up a little earlier than usual to catch a train to Amsterdam. Unfortunately it was raining pretty hard all morning. I had to look quite unfashionable for this trip because my feet still hurt like crazy and … Continue reading

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Pictures

For those of you who aren’t friends with me on Facebook I’ve pasted the link to my picture album below. I haven’t taken many pictures so far but I plan to and this is where you can see them. http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=107645&id=1207657232&l=fd7bbb82de

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Random Thoughts/Happenings Thus Far

So far Leiden has been a lot of fun. We have ventured around the city numerous times. No one really explained to us where anything is or how to get there so we’ve done a lot of exploring. I was … Continue reading

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First Full Days

Today we had to be at the Central headquarters (where I’ll be taking classes) at 10:30. Before that a couple of us went out to breakfast at a place called Bagels and Beans – kind of like the equivalent of … Continue reading

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