|At Kensington Palace ticket office|
|At Buckingham Palace|
This summer, I had the privilege of spending a month in England with a group of 15 students from Oklahoma Baptist University. Dr. Lindsey Panxhi (an English faculty colleague) and myself, along with our respective spouses, conducted a faculty-led Study Abroad that spent four weeks on the ground in London teaching OBU courses to OBU students while being immersed in the culture and history of Great Britain. These are our stories!
Thursday, July 19 – Orientation Tour & Harrod’s
We hit the ground running to combat jet lag. Class in the morning – Lindsey’s English Lit class (British Authors On Location) from 8-10, then my Biblical Ethics class from 10:15-12:15. Vanessa and Arsid (Panxhi) spent the morning grocery shopping. Lunch from 12-1, then we went on an “orientation tour” of London. We took the tube to Kensington Palace, where we bought the Historic Royal Palace memberships for the whole team. These will get us tours of Kensington, Hampton Court, the Tower of London, Kew Palace, and Banqueting House – definitely a worthwhile investment.