Are you there readers? It’s me Abigail, phoneless and coming at you live from Buenos Aires. Before I talk about what’s up, you should read this article about Bill Clinton becoming a vegan. Who would have ever thought one of our most popular presidents would be a vegan (also totally agree that cheese and yogurt would be the hardest things to give up). Yesterday, I … Continue reading Another semi first day of school
Hi everyone, This week is a little bit of a limbo. Classes have started at some but not all of the schools. IFSA makes our schedules pretty clear since most people are trying classes. We have a grammar workshop for two hours every day but that’s only tuesday-thursday and you can skip it if you’re trying a class. Yesterday, I tried two classes at Ditella, … Continue reading First Day of School…sort of
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!