University of New South Wales, Australia
Hi, I’m Camila! I’m a junior at Brown University studying ecology and evolutionary biology. I was born and raised in Miami, Florida where I developed a passion for the ocean, wildlife, the sun, and the outdoors. It’s these passions that brought me to Australia, where I hope to SCUBA dive and hike, further my knowledge of marine science and animals, and take my experience day by day as I explore this other side of the world. On my blog, you’ll find out how my adventure is shaping my interests, what has taken me by surprise, how I’m dealing with being so far from home, and scroll through photos of the things that have compelled me: landscapes, people, random objects, animals. Follow me as I jump out of my comfort zone. Follow me as I jump into Australian oceans. Follow me as I jump into the unknown.
As I sit by a window in LAX’s international terminal snacking on one of the homemade muffins my mom and I managed to pack into my stuffed backpack, I can’t help but feel overwhelmed by the bittersweet feelings of leaving home to study abroad. In about… More