Today has been a day full of food. While I started my day with the subpar French version of Frosted Flakes like I have every other morning here, the rest of the food I ate did not disappoint.
Je suis américaine, and I have never been more aware of that. The differences have been major, but delving into animal sustainability issues in lecture today was a challenge for my American mind. Challenge number one was the fact that France prides itself on region-based specialties.
I’m staring at the four tan walls that surround me in my room with the shudders still closed and the blue blanket on my bed contrasting with everything, yet even 24 hours after one of the best adventures of my life, I still can’t fathom that it was real.
I have officially spent a week abroad and while in the last post I recognized the differences between cultures, I have now already begun to see my personal growth.
Signing up for a study abroad is obviously signing up for an adventure, however I will admit that I wasn’t planning on this big of an adventure.
MSU student Emily Kittendorf kicks off the first leg of her summer study abroad program in France.