Week Two in Greece
Our second week was spent exploring a few of
After two nights in Santorini the group traveled to the
Our next stop was the
I’m sure everyone would agree that our trip to the islands will be a real highlight of our study abroad program.
Although the islands were a lot of fun we continued to be academic while on our excursion as well. Each night we held seminars where a small group of students presented a synopsis and lead a discussion of a section of our assigned readings. Some of the topics we explored were Plato’s allegory of the cave, the influence of PR and celebrity on our perception of self, individuality, absolute truths, and how competition relates to validation of self in our modern society. We will be spending our third week in
Enjoy some pictures of our recent excursion to the islands!
The group enjoying a dinner on the Plaka before we leave for the islands.
The beautiful island of Santorini!
The group before taking a boat to a volcano near Santorini.
Noelle and Holly in Santorini.
A beautiful Santorini sunset!
Noelle and Holly at the old Port in Santorini.
Ben being very enthusiastic about an exhibit at the National Archeological Museum.
Angela, Ben, and Tyler enjoying the boat ride to the volcano.
The donkeys we rode in Santorini!