I know this sounds trite but
this voyage has been an eye
opening experience for me. Comfortably cradled in LA surburbia, I had
heard of globalization and transnational exchanges through the sterile
lenses of academia, heck, I'm a product of transnational migration!
-Long story short, I had heard in passing of what the rest of the world
constituted of but never actually did anything further than to digest
the information given to me. The reality, consequences (and sometimes
even rewards) of our increasingly global community is one thing that I
have learned to be daily aware of through this voyage of discovery.
Amazingly enough, once you start looking for vanishing vernacular and
the transnational forces that are prevalent almost everywhere you look
now, there are experts scholar