I blinked and was suddenly saying goodbye to my best friends in the lobby of our hostel. As I walked away, I realized I had two weighed-down suitcases, a much lighter bank account, thousands of photos and my eyes were beginning to swell with tears.
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A photo gallery by Megan Ford-Fyffe of Canterbury Cathedral.
From the British Library to the British Museum: How I was able to get a look into life in the past from exhibitions and displays
It feels like just yesterday we arrived in England. Unfortunately, that is not the case. It is our third week here in the U.K. and I have fallen in love with every aspect of this country like I knew I would.
Over the course of my trip, I have had the chance to get back in tune with nature and my own well being. This has truly been the experience of a lifetime.
On May 27, protestors in Cambridge, England spoke out about the unfair wages and working standards being forced upon themselves and their university colleagues. The #Justice4CollegeSupervisors campaign seeks to change these pay standards.
By reusing and recycling clothing, Vintage Vera is dedicated to decreasing the carbon footprint left behind from the fashion industry by selling preloved pieces.
The University of Kent showcases green initiatives across campus, but the connection to the student community is lacking. These initiatives help the university co-exist with the surrounding environment.
This trip has rekindled some of my former passions through trips to museums and historical sites. I have been reminded to keep my eyes open for what makes me happy as I consider my future endeavors.
OK, we didn’t really get stuck. But things were looking pretty bleak for a second.
The economic divide across the United Kingdom, specifically in England, has been prevalent for decades. Recent parliamentary plans look to make British economics more equitable, but some remain skeptical of the proposed outcomes of “Levelling Up.”
My most perfect summer day is exploring museums, taking double-decker buses and appreciating different cultures in London.
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From the British Library to the British Museum: How I was able to get a look into life in the past from exhibitions and displays.
England truly is steeped in history. That has been one of my biggest takeaways after spending a week exploring Canterbury, London and Dover.
The second day of week two left me in awe of the Canterbury Cathedral, which lies in the heart of the city, and all the wonders it holds inside. While the trip to Dover gave me more appreciation for those who fought during WWII.
Childhood dreams were coming true for many of us during our day in London. The excitement was overwhelming but it was almost challenging to feel this way as an adult.
.@liamcombs3 speaks about his experience over the first week in Canterbury, with a newfound realization of his place in the world.
After years of being told I should study abroad, I finally understand what everyone was talking about. I could not be happier than when I’m walking down streets lined with buildings from the 1300s and taking photos of my friends who are smiling ear to ear.
.@MarleyKGreen recounts what makes Canterbury so memorable — beyond the architecture, historical landmarks and shopping.
.@Rehling_Emily runs through Canterbury’s shining moments so far, plus the one big crack in its shining armor.
.@katelynrod19 describes how the first official day in Canterbury was filled with 8.9 miles of tours and restaurants, while also giving her memories to last a lifetime.
The U.K. Lumberjack team take a tour of Canterbury City Centre on their first full day of the three week trip, photographed by Megan Ford-Fyffe (@fordfyffephoto).
.@CamilleSipple describes the journey to Canterbury, England as well as some notable differences that immediately set the United Kingdom apart from the United States, at least visually.
The Lumberjack is excited to announce its first-ever international coverage as several @NAU journalism students travel abroad for the summer term.
And they’re off! @Liamcombs3 discusses some goals and expectations for reporting abroad in Canterbury, England.
As a photojournalist, my perspective of this trip to the U.K. is slightly different than the writers I am traveling with. This trip is also a stepping stone for my future career as a documentary photographer.