Nashville and the Total Solar Eclipse | Travel Recap

Ever since I heard about the upcoming solar eclipse in my 2011 astronomy class, I anticipated traveling to the path of totality to experience the celestial event for myself. When we planned our trip, Jacob and I choose to drive to Nashville out of convenience; it was the closest city to us in the path of totality, and neither Jacob nor I had ever been before.

I had no desire to go to Nashville before planning this trip around the solar eclipse. I had the idea that Nashville was nothing but a country-music city—not the type of place that really attracted me. Little did I know that by the time we left, Nashville would become my most beloved city. 

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The Land of Enchantment | Travel Recap

October has been really active and exciting for me! From October 6th to October 14th I stayed with my best friend Rachel at her home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This was my first experience traveling alone; I'd never even been through an airport before! I was really freaked out on my first flight out of Lafayette (the plane felt tiny to me), but I got myself through it. This trip was a big deal to me as it was gift to myself for working hard throughout college and graduating, so I made sure to make the most of it.

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