Safe after the earthquake

Hi Everybody! Apologizes for the delay in posting. A lot of logistical changes have happened in the last six weeks — including a long wait for our Internet connection. Thank you for all the well wishes and check-ins after the Kiakoura earthquake. We are fine and were not directly affected by the quake. When it […]

Orientation and Christchurch

My alarm went off hours after sunrise but I wasn’t ready for it.  Orientation started at 9 a.m. in a building next door to my hotel. Despite a head of fog, I managed to find the right building.  We watched videos that romanticized the ice continent and I tried very hard to keep my eyes […]