I can’t believe one week of the trip that I have been anticipating for months has already passed. This week has been full of learning, exploring, and getting to know the city that I will call my home for the next two months. I already love the Oaxacan people and their laid back culture- counter… Read More
On the second weekend of my program, I had an option to stay in Buenos Aires, do independent travel, or participate in a volunteer project with an organization called Techo. Techo means roof in Spanish. Since I was able to make this trip possible through scholarships and grants, I thought the most virtuous thing to… Read More Things I learned While Volunteering!
Argentina has been a real learning experience for me, and it has only been a week. Although I grew up speaking Spanish, there is a small learning curve in regards to the Spanish spoken in Buenos Aires. Its proper name is Español Rioplatense. Within a group, sometimes it may be difficult to understand the conversation… Read More Getting Accustomed to Argentina!
[DAY 1 | 3/25/17] Seeing Costa Rica from the air made me realize that I was going to be here for a week. It became more real when I exited out of the airport and saw Fiorella before being whisked away by Don Gerardo to get to El Coyol. Arriving to Jorge & Flor’s house,… Read More [CSUF El Coyol] Arrival in Costa Rica
Only hours away from sitting on a plane and peering out the window to a new land.
Howdy! My name is Angelica Barron and y’all I’m super excited to be going on this Costa Rica trip! So many fun new experiences and learning about different cultures is gonna be exciting! These two months just went by so quickly can’t believe in less than two days ill be on a plane making ma… Read More Howdy Y’all!
I’ve just finished up the third week of my semester long stay in Heredia, Costa Rica. In just a short time I’ve had the opportunity to zipline through the jungle, bathe in hot tubs of water heated by underground volcanic molten lava, swim underneath a nearly 100 meter waterfall, and whitewater raft down one of… Read More Under the American Influence
*English at the bottom – Spanish speakers please don’t hesitate to correct my writing!* ¡Lo siento mis amores! No he escribido por un rato. Estaba muy ocupada por los últimos días de mi viaje. Por fin, puedo sentar y escribir un poquito. Hay mucho quiero decir de este viaje, probaré mi mejor para recordar todo. Yo… Read More Los últimos días: como Costa Rica puede curar el alma
Tuesday 1/3/2017: Today was another relaxing day. We didn’t have any excursions or cultural activities, so I went home hoping to get a lot done. Mama Tica’s family from the United States came over and we spent time with them. It was a completely full house! We went to the playground (“la play” en español… Read More Los días noveno y décimo: más familia y cocina