If I had to choose one way to describe this weekend it would be full. And satisfyingly so. Talking about food again... sighh. haha Friday we had another one of our program farewell dinners and we went to an all you can eat "tendor libre" parrilla place in Puerto Madero which is a really fancy … Continue reading What a Weekend
Today has been good. Yesterday was good too. Everyone is telling me how well I'm speaking and conjugating my verbs. The bilingual girls in the program with Nina from my school asked if I was actually gringa because I spoke so well. 😀 However, there are still some other people (like the boy who works … Continue reading Bandoneon
I got to hang out with Nina this weekend!!! It's so crazy that she's here. We went to high school together and now college, and now she's here studying for 6 weeks too! We walked around some and got some lunch and ice cream, and today I saw her in class with her professor, who … Continue reading Re-discovering Argentina
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Did you know that in America Latina as well as cultures of Spain and Greece, it's not Friday the thirteenth that's unlucky -- it's Tuesday the thirteenth, "Martes Trece"? A popular saying with reference to this day is, "No te cases ni te embarques" which means, "Don't get marred or embark on a trip."
Uruguay here we come! And collecting many more stamps for our passports! We took the 3 hour ferry ride from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento on Thursday morning. Arriving in the afternoon at the port we walked around the historic district in the tiny area of Colonia. We got some lunch which was super … Continue reading Off to Uruguay with Padre
Last weekend we went on yet another trip with my program, this time to the provinica Misiones. We took an over night bus, arrived in the capital city of the province, Posadas, switched buses and continued on to a Jesuit Mision. It was cool to see the old ruins and the most interesting part for … Continue reading Cataratas
Our Cabanas Flowers Landscapes of San Rafael Lake Owner of the winery and his grapes Party on the bus Repelling This past weekend my study abroad program took us on one of our program-included trips to Mendoza. We left Buenos Aires on Thursday night arriving Friday morning in San Rafael to spend a free morning … Continue reading Vino and Rio