Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Trip to East Java: Part IV - Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving! The most American of holidays! I had the great fortune of finding a genuine Thanksgiving dinner in the middle of Surabaya, provided by the US Consulate. There were a whopping 11 Fulbright English Teaching Assistants there - some made the journey from as far as Medan and Balikpakpan. The dinner took place in a huge, gorgeous house. There was a glorious spread of Thanksgiving food including my favorite, cranberry sauce. It was very homey. We even took the time to go around in a circle, camp-style, saying what we were thankful for. Mom, you would have loved it.
The company was great: