By Jasmine Martin
Even after a week and a half, I still cannot believe that I am in Greece! Just about everything about Paros is perfect. In fact, it has been so perfect that sometimes I wonder if I am dreaming about anything. The weather is always warm, sunny, and comfortable. Everything that I have eaten or drunk has been delicious and surprisingly cheap. The island is just stunning! Everywhere you look, there are either pretty flowers, gorgeous landscapes, or beautiful architecture that is either simple or extremely intricate. Also, there are cats everywhere! I seriously cannot believe that there are so many cats here, and while they are feral, most are friendly and will come up to you and let you pet them.
The work that we are doing on Paros is interesting and different from what I know. All the projects are interviews and documentaries, except for the 3D recreation of the Ekatontapyliani (one of the projects that I am on), which made me a bit nervous. Because I am not a film student, I, unfortunately, do not know much about filming interviews or editing videos. However, the group of students here are all helpful and nice, so I know that if I need help with any specific part of the editing process, they would be able to assist me.
I would have to say that my favorite part of this trip so far is bonding with the other students. They are all amazing people to know and work with. I am super excited to see how our projects are going to turn out because I know that they will be spectacular!