Aboard a plane to begin her brave study abroad journey to Scotland, JWU North Miami student Jacqueline Gonzalez-Cuba is thrilled and anxious with the excitement of what is to come.
The light shines bright from the tiny window and I can see what seems like toy cars going in all directions. There's a soft melody overhead to soothe the ears and there's a slight pungent odor, reminiscent of my grandmother's old carpet, in the air. The purring engine slowly comes to a roar and I feel a slight tremble beneath my feet. Suddenly there's an immense silence and I am mesmerized by the puffs of white.