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09/15/14 - MeaghanDiada
My first week of classes and my internship were cut short by the National Day of Catalunya also known as Diada. This holiday is celebrated every year on September 11th. It commemorates the day Catalonia lost its independence during the war of the Spanish Succession. This year the holiday was particularly memorable for two reasons; […]Read More
09/15/14 - SandraTo New Beginnings
To give you a better understanding of who I am, my name is Sandra. I am a senior majoring in Political Science, and I attend The George Washington University in Washington D.C.. I am originally from Oakland, California and to clear up the rumors, yes the slow, “chill”, and carefree California pace exists, and yes, […]Read More
09/15/14 - OliviaHolbox Island, Home of the Whale Shark
These past four weeks in Merida have sure seemed to fly by! It is almost crazy to believe that I have already been here for a whole month! Many of my weekends are filled with planned excursions. This up coming weekend is extra long in celebration of Mexico’s independence day. I’ll elaborate more on the excursion […]Read More
09/15/14 - AlexandraUpdates on Mi Vida!
As far as adventures go since my last post, there has only been one main trip: to Caral, the oldest city in all of the Americas. It took a 3-hour bus trip go get both there and back, but it was well worth spending the entire day there. For one, I could truly breathe! Since […]Read More
09/09/14 - RebeccaDÍA DEL CAMPO – A Day in the Countryside
Only two hours outside the always-busy city of Buenos Aires is the peaceful town of San Antonio de Areco, and the two could not be more different. San Antonio de Areco is a small, traditional Argentine town in the countryside. that we had the chance to escape to for a day this weekend. We took […]Read More