As the regular semester (and my 15 blog posts!) wind to a close, I thought I would take the time to reflect on my time in Jerusalem.
I have less than 3 days left until I return home to Massachusetts.
Not going to lie, this is probably one of the best things that has ever happened to me. First thing's first though - the flight..
My favorite part of language learning is discovering how the language can reflect the native culture. A major reason I decided to study Chinese is because it is an intriguing and surprising, albeit complex, language; much like its native culture.
There is this trend that I noticed in India. Where there are big, beautiful mountaintops, they like to build beautiful temples. There is nothing quite like the feeling of standing in a peaceful, modest temple and gazing out at the vastness of Indian countryside.