September 28, 2010 02:45:10
Posted By P & L Blog
You're in a country where everything feels different. The food isn't what you're used to; the people don't make sense. It's sensory overload and you're bewildered by all the things around you -- the language, the music, the faces, the smells.
Everyone is moving at lightning speed, and you're still staring at the food in the grocery store, confused about what to buy.
"I walked out of the ice cream aisle because I couldn't choose," said Erin Curtis, a Peace Corps volunteer.
But she wasn't talking about her time in Kazakhstan.
Curtis was referring to her trip to the local grocery in Lexington, South Carolina, last month.
Read more at CNN.