Summer Blog 2013

Summer Blog 2013

FESers in Cities

FESers in Cities

FES city Dwellers donut chart

A breakdown of where FESers spent their summers. Graphic by Starling Childs.

The streets in midsummer. There they lie! The sun beating down upon them all day long, until the stones are individually as hot as frying pans; and

Summer Blog 2013

Caitlin Doughty in Perú, part 4

Caitlin Doughty in Perú, part 4

154Arrival back into the United States has snapped me back to “reality” – academic e-mails, air-conditioning, over-priced metros, costly produce – aspects of the “developed” world that I did not miss in Peru. Face-to-face conversations, dung-fire warmed homes, three sole …

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Summer Blog 2013

Tess Croner in Rwanda, part 4

Tess Croner in Rwanda, part 4

TessCroner4The third and final stop on our study tour of Rwanda brought us to the northwestern corner of the country, where a chain of dramatic volcanic peaks divides Rwanda from Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. On the slopes …

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Blogs, Summer Blog 2013

Carina Roselli in Iraq, part 4

Carina Roselli in Iraq, part 4

One of my colleagues told me that my time in Iraq was just the right amount to make me feel weird about leaving, and he was right.  I’ve been here long enough not to feel like a tourist anymore, but …

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Blogs, Summer Blog 2013

Erin Beasley in Bolivia

Erin Beasley in Bolivia

It was still dark at 6 a.m. when I gathered my things for the day and headed out shivering into the Cochabamba morning, bare toes waiting for the warmth of the sun. I met Jaime on the corner and we …

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Summer Blog 2013

Stephanie Stefanski in Patagonia

Stephanie Stefanski in Patagonia

Over the past three months, I had the privilege to meet and interview over 300 people in Patagonia. From backpackers in hostels to families on winter vacation, from French to English to Spanish to Portuguese, each complemented my interview with …

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