DISTANCE TO EXCHANGE STUDENTS

 
 
 
Hi y'all! So, I had a thought.. I have not come across that many people going to Indiana. Most people seem to go to Michigan? Or what do you guys think? Where are the most people heading?
 
Michigan is actually really close to Indiana. It's right above it. So I came up with the idea of trying to find exchange students living close to me! Here is the result (according to Google Maps btw):
 
  1. Petra (Explorius) -> Wauseon, Ohio = 1 h 3 min
  2. Emma (STS) -> Caledonia, Michigan = 2,5 h
  3. Madlen -> Lafayette, Indiana = 2 h 5 min
  4. You-Jin Kim -> Three Rivers, Centreville,  = 1,5 h
  5. Marie Maes -> Muncie, Indiana = 1 h 25 min
  6. Margarette -> Noblesville, Indiana = 1 h 44 min
  7. Aurore Briscadieu -> Greenfield, Indiana = 1 h, 47 min
  8. Floor Wassenaar -> Elkhart, Indiana = 1 h, 46 min
  9. Elizabeta Vrkljan -> Elkhart, Indiana = 1 h, 46 min
  10. Noa Fragneau -> Kokomo, Indiana = 1 h 37 min
  11. Sophia Reiffenstein Petersen -> Shepherd, Michigan = 3 h
  12. Camilla Green Hesel -> Owosso, Michigan = 2 h 34 min
  13. Océane Palet -> Rushville, Indiana = 2 h 9 min
  14. Netta Halonen -> Edon, Ohio = 54 min
  15. Marina Saldanha Tenyami -> Aurora, Illinois = 3 h 42 min
  16. Feliz Wortmann -> Vassar, Michigan = 3 h 21 min
  17. Johanna Schulz -> New Lenox, Illinois = 3 h 9 min
  18. Patraporn Chayasoontorn -> Fort Wayne, Indiana = 16 min
  19. Emmis Lindstrand -> Fort Wayne, Indiana = 16 min
  20. Reiinaa Atiik -> Zionsville, Indiana = 1 h 44 min
  21. Sarah -> Carmel, Indiana = 1 h 54 min
  22. Matias-> Carmel, Indiana = 1 h 54 min
  23. Jennifer Stenroos -> Delton = 2 h 10 min
  24. Anja Nilsson -> Delton = 2 h 10 min
Let me know if you want to be added to the list :) <3
 
 

IT SUCKS TO SAY GOODBYE

I am almost there.. In the moment where I have to look into my parents' eyes, hug them tightly and leave Sweden behind. And that is very scary.
 
I remember when my parents left me at kindergarden. How they would close the gate, leave me on the other side and head in the opposite direction. I remember crying. Not understanding. I mean, why could they not stay with me?
 
My teacher filled out this form when I was 5 years old. "Sometimes Linnea feels sad when her parents drop her off"
 
 "Spring 2005: A hard period for Linnea, she has problems with "goodbye". Wants to stay at home with mom and dad. Some days are worse than others and some days she is happy and positive all the time."
 
I do not like to say goodbye. Or, I do not like to be left alone, I guess. I have to tell myself that it is not goodbye. It is only "see you later". 10 months later.