Tartu, Estonia | May 24, 2007
The incident I remember best was the trip to see the Estonian psychologists from Tartu University. They were supposed to give us a lecture on how Estonians and Americans interact ... .
Braving an early October snowstorm, our group walked from our training center over to a large classroom in one of the campus buildings. ... When we reached our destination, we found a room completely empty except for a wooden desk, a circle of chairs and a video camera mounted on a tripod. A huge blackboard took up most of one wall. We sat in the chairs and patiently waited for our lecturers to arrive...
Douglas Wells (Estonia, 1992-94) was born and raised in
Omaha, Nebraska, one of 17 children. He is currently a member of the
State Department’s Foreign Service.