You might be asking yourself, what has Cole been doing since coming back from Australia? To answer that question, I have a ton of photos and short stories to share! Continue reading What have I been up to?
Huge delay in between my posts of my study abroad, but I promise I’ll get them all out to you as soon as possible! This post highlights the last week before my final exams. On Sunday, I had a great time celebrating Iowa State winning against #4 TCU in football! KidsChurch was really nice to … Continue reading Way back at the end of October
This morning, I sat in the Auckland, NZ airport writing a recap of one more week in Australia. This morning’s flight went off without a hitch, and now I am in Los Angeles waiting for my final flight to Denver! I made friends with Carl from the Nelson Bay area who sat next to me … Continue reading The week of October 22nd
For the next few days, I’m going to write a blog post for each week of the things I did to finish out my semester in Newcastle. Since I didn’t post much in the last two months, I thought it would be fitting to let everyone know all the incredible things that happened in such … Continue reading The week of October 15th
I felt like I needed to update everyone on the last two… maybe three weeks of my life in Newcastle. Each week has been filled with studying, travel, and a lot of God’s grace upon my life. First, I was stuck on campus for the second week of mid-semester break because I had a compulsory … Continue reading On the lookout for new adventures
I have discovered that I go to stores far less frequently. Not because I don’t have things that I want, but that I have an unconscious feeling that nothing here in Australia is going to last. It is not worth investing in or buying something over here that I know I can’t take home to … Continue reading I think the freeing nature of studying abroad is in the radical transformation of things that were once “needs” into “wants”
That’s right, it was hands down the greatest vacation I’ve ever taken. And with some incredible people, fantastic tour guides, and amazing adventures, I have so much to talk about. Continue reading The greatest vacation I’ve ever been on