It's been about two and a half weeks since I landed in Buenos Aires and I'm finally writing something about it. In my defense, it's been a very busy two-and-a-half-weeks. I have toured (with SOL Education, with groups of new friends, and on my own) the city at large, with specific visits to el Jardín … Continue reading A week (or two) in BA
I finally made it to Buenos Aires, Argentina! Here are some of the activities I did today: 1. Meet my host mom. Marisa! Fun fact about Marisa: She thinks Obama is handsome because he looks like a movie star! She is too funny! Also, she makes birds out of wood (as you can see in this photo.) … Continue reading Day 1: Host Family
Spring seems to have finally arrived! It is going to be 75 today and I am writing this out on the balcony of my apartment. The locals haven’t entirely caught on that it is warm yet; there have been lots of jackets and scarves around the city. Now is my time to shine sticking out … Continue reading Futbol!
Week 4 finished and still going strong. Today I went with a few friends to the Lujan Zoo about 1-2 hours outside of Buenos Aires. Surprisingly, the local bus system took us all the way out there, for only 16 Argentine Pesos (about $2.00 USD). The bus itself was pretty nice, and I definitely will … Continue reading Lujan Zoo
I have successfully survived two weeks here as well as five days of classes. My schedule is entirely in Spanish, so I was a little worried about how well I could understand everything, but so far so good. I am taking one class with Argentine students (International Relations) and three other classes with international students. … Continue reading Classes