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At the end

As my journey abroad comes to an end and I soak in the last little bits of Montevideo, I began thinking about things in Uruguay that I will miss: La Rambla: The avenue that extends along the entire coast of … Continue reading

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Aventuras argentinas

It is nearly impossible to describe las Cataratas del Iguazú, better known as Iguazú Falls. My week-long trip in Argentina was full of its ups and downs, so let’s begin… I travelled with two other international students from la Católica. … Continue reading

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Closing the books

And just like that, my time at Universidad Católica del Uruguay is over. I only had two finals this week, and I finished my second one today, so I am officially done with school. That means I am on spring … Continue reading

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Is this real life?

I have officially hit a significant milestone:  the last day of classes. I had my last official class at Universidad Católica del Uruguay, and all I have left to do is take two exams next week, and then my life … Continue reading

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Rainy day travels

Last Friday, I took a day trip to the city of Colonia del Sacramento, which is about two and a half hours by bus west of Montevideo. The weather prediction for that day called for thunderstorms, but especially being from … Continue reading

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Into the wild

As am I writing this, my body is sore, my face burnt, my hands cramping, and it is all thanks to my wonderful weekend trip with my Adventure Tourism class. After finally completing and turning in an eight-page paper, I … Continue reading

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International delights

The trip that I had been looking forward to the most finally happened: Buenos Aires! I went with a group of eight other international students to Buenos Aires, Argentina for three days. Arriving there consisted of a two and a … Continue reading

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Looking ahead

Well, we have officially reached the halfway point in my Uruguayan adventure. The first half seemed to go by so quickly, and because I have so much to look forward to in the next few weeks, I can already tell … Continue reading

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Buckling down

Needless to say, I have been really busy this past week. I had my first test last week in my Uruguayan Literature class, which actually wasn’t too difficult! Hopefully we will get our tests back tomorrow…yikes! Wish me luck. Additionally, last … Continue reading

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The new normal

As you have probably noticed, I haven’t been posting here very frequently, unless there’s some major or exciting event that goes on. We’re almost at the two month mark, and I am confident in saying that everything here seems pretty … Continue reading

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