Nicole and a companion stand among their small white tents and a heap of bicycles on a grassy field, with the sun rising in the distance

From Berks to Thailand to Portugal, alumna charts her own course

Nicole Heker ’15 went on a ‘journey of unlearning’ that originally took her from Penn State to Thailand, then on to Indonesia, to India, and back to Thailand – where she began 15-month solo bicycle excursion that ended in Portugal.
By: Lisa Baldi