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California Dreamin’ Day 13

July 15, 2018

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Contrary to popular belief, Friday the 13th is not an unlucky day. Case in point, the fantastic time we had at Venice beach! After starting this so called unlucky day with a very productive work period (these essays are practically…

California Dreamin’ Day 12

July 13, 2018

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Look out Hollywood, here we come! after an early breakfast, we rode the bus to the heart of movie magic: Warner Bros Studios! Under the iconic WB water tower (spoiler alert: it doesn’t have water in it anymore…) our tour…

California Dreamin’: Day 10 & 11

July 13, 2018

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In the words of Ms. Douglas, on this trip “we work hard, but then we play hard.” Day 10 was a perfect example of this philosophy. The day began with a work period prep for the course’s final essay, an…

California Dreamin’ Day 8 & 9

July 13, 2018

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Time to hit the beach! Is there any better way to celebrate the halfway point of our trip then a couple days of sand and sun?  …The answer is no. After checking out of our Salinas hotel we hit the…

California Dreamin’: Day 6 & 7

July 10, 2018

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Day 6 Goodbye San Francisco! It is time for us to move on to see more of the beautiful Golden State. First stop: the Santa Cruz beach and boardwalk! A permanent carnival, the boardwalk offers shopping, rides, games, and tasty…

Dreamin’ in California: Day Four & Five

July 9, 2018

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July 4th started off with a very productive morning, with everyone working hard on their seminar presentations. But after the hard work was done (and the tasty Berkeley cafeteria lunch was eaten) it was time to tackle one of the…

California Dreamin’ Day Three: West Coast Inspiration

July 5, 2018

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‘Day three, day three What can I say of thee? Day three, day three, Let’s read our poetry. Poetry in the courtyard–what a way to start the day! Channelling the inspiration they got from the Beat Museum, our brave students…

Day Two in California

July 3, 2018

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Day two, we’re coming for you! At breakfast, everyone was ready and excited to start our first full day in California! The morning was spent listening to some of our fellow students present their very informative location presentations. Then we…

California Dreamin’ 2018

July 3, 2018

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Hello California! After an early morning, a long wait in line at security, and a smooth flight, we made it! The excitement was electric as our busses crossed the (enormous!) San Mateo Bridge towards our first stop: Walmart! After grabbing…

Viva Las Vegas!

July 24, 2017

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Today EduTravel headed into Sin City! For most of us, this was our first time in Las Vegas. The bright lights and energetic lifestyle was very new for us, and so was the overwhelming heat.   We spent the evening…