Clubs and Cordoba and Cuestablanca (etc.)

Hey twitfam, The last few days have been crazy with a capital C but so much fun. I also have been planning to write this post for days but am suddenly ridiculously busy so here it is. Last thursday, my afternoon class at UBA was canceled because the facultad (department/campus) was taken (tomado) by the students because they were unhappy with the selection of the … Continue reading Clubs and Cordoba and Cuestablanca (etc.)

Grandparents in BA! (and more)

Hey twitfam, It’s officially spring in Buenos Aires and this city does not have air conditioning. Not on the buses, not at the gym, not in most buildings, not in my apartment. It’s also really not an environment where people wear shorts and even a skirt without tights attracts more unwanted attention than usual. So we are soldiering on, sweating a lot… These past few … Continue reading Grandparents in BA! (and more)

Midterms, Green Drinks, and Spring

Hey twitfam, It is finally spring in Buenos Aires and I am writing to you live from my room, wearing a dress with no tights. I was a little cold walking back from the bus at 9:30 but it was worth it. The climate here really reminds me of Southern California when it’s warm out and some of the neighborhoods have spanish-y architecture that’s very … Continue reading Midterms, Green Drinks, and Spring

Aqui También La Nacion Crece (and the rest of the week)

Hi twitfam, I’m back and feeling 100% finally! I felt good starting on Wednesday/thursday and it’s been so wonderful to get back into real life. The title of this post means, Here too the nation grows, which is a sign that you see anywhere outside of Buenos Aires. It’s this weird affirmation that though this one area has the most people and money and power, … Continue reading Aqui También La Nacion Crece (and the rest of the week)