Fighting Irish Athletics | June 9, 2015
If there is one thing I would have to say about Ancient Corinth it would be, in the words of Dorothy, "You're not in Kansas any more." As I am typing this, (Irish football player) Romeo Okwara says, "Actually, this is a lot like Kansas." And (Irish women's tennis player) Alaina Roberts chimes in humorously, "Romeo, this is NOTHING like Kansas," and the entire table bursts into laughter. Actually, this entire trip has been completely filled with laughter.
First, I don't think any of us correctly anticipated what life would be like here in Archaia Korinthos. You know how you see all those beautiful pictures of Greece with the beaches and the white houses with blue roofs? And you imagine scenery like what is in "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" or "Mamma Mia." Let's just say I was rather surprised with the two-square-foot tile and water hose for a shower where it proved too short for me to stand up straight. Luckily, the other girls don't mind sharing their roomy bathtub/shower with the two tall girls: (Irish volleyball player) Maddie Plumlee and me. Yes, I was quite surprised with Ancient Corinth, but I consider it a pleasant one.
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