I’m starting to realize that some things about me don’t change no matter where I go. I still am too tired to put my shoes in the closet at the end of a long day (sorry to mom and host mom). I still crave vegetables and get really bad stomachaches if I only eat carbs (come on, Argentina!). I still get so much work done … Continue reading Sunday funday and Mondays
Hi everyone, Excuse the absence but it’s the weekend in Buenos Aires and that means lots of fun and not a lot of blogging time. Thursday was a really fun day. First we had academic orientation. I could go on quite the rant about how frustrating Penn’s abroad structure is but I’ll spare you. Suffice it to say that for many people on this program … Continue reading Weekend
Today was such a busy day I’m blogging this mostly to remember all the places I went. First we had orientation at our normal location, the Circulo Italiano in Recoleta. This was my first time taking the subway alone and I got there just fine, about 45 minutes door to door. After a brief session on life with the host family, we had about an … Continue reading Day 3: This city is huge!
Hello from Buenos Aires, It’s my second day and I’m forcing myself to write to try to get this habit flowing. Today was really long but really helpful in terms of getting situated in the city and meeting people. We had orientation at this building called “Circulo Italiano” in microcentro near Recoleta. I can’t find anything Italian about it but it’s a nice spot that … Continue reading A 200 page map and other stories
Today I got to Buenos Aires after a ten hour flight through the night. The plane was huge so I had zero window views but I was able to sleep despite some cramped quarters. I’ve heard that the Buenos Aires airport can be really busy but we got through very quickly. The most shocking thing, upon arrival, was the cold! As we walked off the … Continue reading Argentina: First Day
“If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth writing.”-Ben Franklin I leave for a semester in Argentina tomorrow. It’s time to bring this blog back. Continue reading Worth it