Tuscany on Thames
Travel Blogs from Thames
... time do people there get up for school?
School doesn't start until 8:45 here (can you imagine?!). Depending on how far they have to travel, I would say the students get up between 7:00 and 8:00. I get up at about 6:00 every morning.
8. Do they have more/less homework?
Actually, they have no mandatory homework. The grading system here is completely different, so the only recorded grade is a final exam for ...
Even though my social media photos make it seem like I haven't been doing any teaching since I've been here, I really do promise that we actually do go to school every day. I have started teaching two of my classes and will begin my third class on Wednesday.
The first class I began with was my 11th grade equivalent of Algebra II class. Most of you probably know that I spent the year before this trip researching and writing my senior thesis ...
The adventures of canyon exploration
A day trip turns into an all nighter on the
The plans to complete this canyon in a day were blown to
bits by bush so thick we were only achieving 250m per hour, the end result a
beautiful canyon and a night in the bush.
I chose this canyon after reading a university thesis about
the rock in this area being similar to that ...
... giant dog and sheep that you could walk into. We dropped Johanna at Matamata and the rest of us drove on to Hobbiton and got there just in time as Molly had another overheating moment. Had a quick hot dog and filter coffee (yuk) before jumping on the bus that drove us to the set of the movie. Our guide was called jack and tried to talk us through each different area of the shire. The further we went round the more we decided to run on ahead of the rest of the group as everyone ...
... be able to help. Including someone who knows the minister for immigration no less! I might make some enquiries and see how it goes. The thing is though ,I have really enjoyed the traveling, if fact I have decided to go off for a bit on my own in NZ. So just decided this morning that I would go to the coromandel peninsula . Filled the car up and chucked my ...