Today I experienced my first field study with my Sustainability core class. We cycled around central Copenhagen and looked at a handful of sustainability sites and initiatives. Honestly, it was kind of lame. It also poured on me while I was biking to the meeting place, and then rained on us several times throughout the day. And it was super windy. But it mostly sucked because I can’t think of a single thing I learned 😦 I feel like I heard a lot of people talk but they didn’t say anything I haven’t heard somewhere else before. Maybe it was just me.
So it’s Tuesday night and I have spent over a week in Denmark since my second arrival on Sunday the 21st. I have had all my classes twice, met many DIS students, explored central Copenhagen, met a few Danes and internationals, traveled outside the city, and done a number of other interesting things. Life in Denmark is different from the States, but not necessarily in the ways you might think. Everyday life is not all that different from what you might expect commuting into an American city (albeit much better public transit). So, since I am here to study, let’s talk about DIS and classes… Continue reading