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For a week, Joan,
Sarah, and I experienced something we never thought we would be doing
as occupational therapists, or as students. We attended an
international creative course for OTs. The course pretty much
consisted of crafts and “self-exploration.” By far, the best part
of the week was meeting so many amazing people from all over Europe
and other parts of the world. I'm not sure how else to describe
This is gonna be a long one. So get ready.
So this past week I attended OT camp in a city called Dworp, near Brussels. Let me just preface this post by saying that I met some of the most cool people from ALL over (Austria, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Armenia, Lithuania..). The style of this camp, however, could not be more of something I am not used to…
I am going to list each day and what I did. You can judge for yourself ...
So very sad to leave Orchard Farm - I will certainly miss afternoon tea with Kate.
The trip north was smooth sailing - 2 hours on the same highway which did not strain Natasha too hard. The roads in France are terrific - even the minor roads are well maintained. However the second we crossed into Belgium, the road surface deteriorated and the repairs were more akin to Australian standards - ****!
We arrived at our new ...
... Movie is not working, games are not working. It is getting boring. I did not say anything to the attendant as others seemed to be viewing okay, but the lady in front of me was having issues as well. On the flight over, I was just getting into the movie when they had to reboot and everyb ody went back to scratch. At that point, I decided not to start over again. On this plane, they can just reset individual seats. Hope I can ...
... did in Ljubljana, Slovenia which consisted mostly of things that weren't there or the guides imaginings of what might have been had the architect used an Art Nouveau style.
Our tour led us to, though strictly did not include, Manneken Pis - a small bronze statue and fountain of a boy peeing. He's been doing it since 1619 and no one actually knows why though many legends abound. None the less, the city and it's residents seem happy to have him as ...