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Personal Intro – GEBG Indonesia

Kelly Sherwin, Participant

“Travel, at heart, is just a quick way to keeping our minds mobile and awake. As Santayana…wrote, ‘There is wisdom in turning as often as possible from the familiar to the unfamiliar; it keeps the mind nimble; it kills prejudice,......Read More

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{Personal} Climate Change

Femke Côté, Participant

“That is what Camus meant when he said that “what gives value to travel is fear” – disruption, in other words, (or emancipation) from circumstance, and all the habits behind which we hide. And that is why many of us travel not in search of......Read More

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Adventure ahead!

Stefanie Daehler, Participant

2018 Indo crew, I’m so thrilled for you about the adventure ahead!! At this time last year, pre-course, I was struggling to wrap my brain around the sheer diversity of Indonesia… and I’ll admit that I am, still! Throughout the......Read More

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Why I Travel – Instructor Introduction

Jamie Persons, Instructor

“[T]ravel spins us round in two ways at once: It shows us the sights and values and issues that we might ordinarily ignore; but it also, and more deeply, shows us all the parts of ourselves that might otherwise grow rusty. For in traveling to a......Read More

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Self-intro

Lilia Cai-Hurteau, Participant

Quote: “We travel, then, in part just to shake up our complacencies by seeing all the moral and political urgencies, the life-and-death dilemmas, that we seldom have to face at home.” This is my 7th year teaching Chinese at the Phillips......Read More