As we all know: things don't always go as planned. For example, I didn't originally plan to go to Morocco on my Watson Year, and I definitely did not plan to go twice... Nonetheless, my project brought me there, and took me back (although with a bit of a push...), and I am excited to … Continue reading Weeks 20-30 and 40-45: Morocco I and II
I know, it has been far too long since I last posted, but I’ll skip the explanations and excuses! I am now over 7 months into my Watson year. Since my last post—which was about my experiences in Iceland but published a month into my time in Italy—I have attended an international food conference, lived … Continue reading Weeks 9-19: Ciao Italia!
Despite sending (and resending) countless messages to farmers and organizations in Iceland, I left England with only one contact in the neighboring island and a ticket out to Italy for three weeks later. Unsure of how I was going to fill my time, I rented a car and purchased a SIM card, equipping myself with … Continue reading Weeks 6-8: From grasslands to Iceland