Walking through the Culloden Battlefield, I felt somewhat out of place. Here I was in 2017, pulling up on a bus, camera in hand. I was a tourist. It is hard for me to completely understand the deep meaning this place holds for Highlanders.
The joy and exhilaration of traveling is something to be appreciated. Over the past couple of days as I have traveled through the vast and glorious mountains and valleys of Scotland, there is one spot that has made the most memorable impression of serenity.
I personally do not consider myself an especially spiritual person. I’ve never associated myself with any particular religion, never been able to disconnect my mind enough to accept the things I cannot see or touch.
As I trudged up the hill, I cursed myself for not taking the advice that so many others took. I can reproduce the clear image of my professor saying, “start hiking now and your body will thank you.” He was not wrong, but with the William Wallace Monument in sight, I took a deep breath and pressed on.
Our first stop was Stirling Castle, which I was beyond pumped for. As we got closer I started to finally wake up. My adrenaline started to kick in from seeing a new place in a whole new country, and it was a castle, so who wouldn’t be excited?
The secret I have found to international travel lies within the flight across the pond. The average international flight is a “Red Eye,” a flight that leaves in the evening and flies all through the night to drop you at your destination in the wee hours of the morning. To make the most out of […]
My classmates’ expressions vary dramatically. While some eyes are lit up with excitement, others are nervously closed.
The nose of the plane rises as we rattle off the Boston tarmac. Passengers around me grip their armrests and pillows. Once the bumping subsides, closed eyes slowly widen as we climb toward 30,000 feet. Our six-hour flight is finally underway.
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CCV’s Student Leadership Scholarships are awarded annually to one student from each academic center. This year, CCV Now features the stories of 2017 Scholars Danielle Braverman of Brattleboro and Dagan Warner of Springfield.
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