It’s a nice 70 degrees and everyone else is bundle up in heavy jackets, scarves and hats because this year’s winter is just too cold!
You have to buy two or more outlet adapters. One to convert from British to American, or One to convert from Botswana to American, or most likely, two to convert from British to Botswana plus another Botswana to American. Sound complicated? It is.
There are absolutely NO clouds but you still see people carrying umbrellas.
You walk into the room and you’re the only white person, and the only one with blue eyes, and the only one with light hair, but most importantly the only one wearing shorts….awkward.
You find yourself missing hot water
You order beef and get liver.
No one but you shows up to class the first week.
You hold a soda can and notice it is significantly heavier then back in the states.
People ask you if you know Obama (BAHAHAHAHA!)
You can’t find anything but “full- cream” milk and all you want is 1%
People ask you where you’re from…you answer…they look VERY confused…and then you scramble to mention something about New York or California just to make them smile.
The professor is lecturing and then stops to spell some word in Swetsana as he stares at you
And last but not least, When….
You wake up one morning, sun streaming in your window, and realize all night long you had been dreaming of Starbucks.