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Soy celeste

What a fun week it has been! On Monday, I had my Adventure Tourism class. I was under the impression that we would be learning about mountain biking, but when I arrived at the day’s location and saw the professor … Continue reading

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Rainy day observations

Despite the rain, thunder, and lightning, it has been nice having a weekend to relax after last week’s adventure. As you may or may not know, fútbol (or as the Americans call it, “soccer”) is extremely popular in Uruguay. Last night, … Continue reading

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A much needed vacation

The trip to Salto was a lot of fun! I traveled with five other students from my university, four Americans and one from England. We left Montevideo at midnight on Friday and rode in a very comfortable bus for six … Continue reading

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Hot and cold

It finally happened…my immune system gave in, and I have a cold. I was waiting for it to happen though because a lot of people have been getting sick lately, so I knew my turn was coming. However, I’m doing … Continue reading

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Knots and nostalgia

Aside from the homework that is starting to come in, it has been an eventful past few days. In Uruguay, they celebrate Noche de la Nostalgia (“Nostalgia Night”) every year on August 24th, which is the day before the Uruguayan … Continue reading

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New beginnings

So, things were not quite working out where I lived, so yesterday I moved to a new home with a new Uruguayan family in Montevideo, and honestly, I couldn’t be happier. First off, the family is wonderful. I am living … Continue reading

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A carnivore’s paradise

I did some much needed exploring this weekend with some of the other exchange students. We checked out a part of Montevideo known as Ciudad Vieja (which means “Old City”) and all of the neat little things it has to … Continue reading

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There goes another week

Well, another week of classes finished, and now it’s the weekend! I found this advertisement that pretty much describes my experience here so far: “The mind is like a parachute: it only works if you open it.” Saludos!

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Getting into the rhythm of things

Just another day in class! Although having classes in the afternoon is great for my sleeping schedule, it’s not so great when it is nice and sunny outside and you are spending the best time of the day in class. … Continue reading

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Still learning

It was another much needed weekend full of relaxation and mishaps. On Saturday, I went to the mall area so I could kill some time and just look around. It’s about a twenty-five minute walk from where I live, so … Continue reading

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