Arriving in Ireland – by Allison Brennhofer. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports
It took eighteen hours of travel, over two planes and one bus that hurtled quite precariously through the narrow lanes of Irish roads, but our group of sixteen students and two professors made it to Ireland unscathed.
The first flight, Minneapolis to Newark, raised my hopes that I wouldn’t experience the pain I’ve likened in the past to being stabbed in both ears by screwdrivers. I shouldn’t have been so optimistic because the descent into Ireland made me think my eardrums were slightly away from rupturing the entire 40-minute descent. Other than that, the flights were rather fun. The man I sat next to first was the perfect seat partner, we exchanged a head nod when he sat next to me and we didn’t speak for the rest of the…
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