Oh, The Place I’d Go!

Even if I had all the money in the world, my dream travel destination would not change. And, it is not a common vacation spot either, trust me! However, it has sentimental attachment for me, which is exactly why I would want to visit Cambridge, Massachusetts. During my senior year of high school, I was accepted into Harvard University. Yes, Harvard! However, my mom decided to divorce my dad, because he objectified her for their entire marriage, and there was no longer enough money for me to attend! (don’t get me wrong… I am very happy about the divorce, for my mom’s sake) You see, my dad made my mom sign a prenuptial agreement, and after the divorce, he decided not to pay for Harvard. My mom has always supported my dream of going to Harvard, but my dad never believed  I needed to go to college. He used to say, “Julia, you are so pretty that you will find a rich man to keep you!” The lingering feelings of disappointment led me straight to the “Where Do You Want To Go?” assignment. It states:

Where is somewhere that you have always dreamed of going? I really like travelling, and I often think about where I would go if I had all the money in the world. Do a video montage of images and/or video of the places that you would like to go, and add music that is native to the that area or just something fun.

This assignment is worth 3 points.

I took to Google to search for images of Cambridge, including the skyline, downtown area, Harvard University (of course), and other parts of the beautiful city. Then, I visited YouTube to find a couple Harvard videos. I also added a picture of my Aunt Faye’s house (more like mansion), because I have been meaning to visit her in Cambridge for a long time. Using iMovie, I imported them, and then went on a search for background music. Since Cambridge doesn’t really have a native song, and the Harvard fight song is not very catchy, I searched for musical artists from Massachusetts and came across Bobby Brown.  I chose the song, “Every Little Step” for my video. I love it so much! You better believe that it went right up on my workout playlist! As much as I loved making this video, it makes me a little sad at the same time, because I don’t have enough money to go to Cambridge quite yet. But, who knows? After I take on a few more clients, it may be a dream realized. Check out my fake vacation video in the meantime:

Jewel out.

 

One thought on “Oh, The Place I’d Go!”

  1. Your video transitions are really well edited. I like your story behind wanting to go to Cambridge. If I could go anywhere it would probably be Japan or South Korea. Good job!

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