Archive for the ‘Study Abroad’ Category

Bullet Points

30May05

I was doing a pretty good job of keeping a journal up until classes started… and then not so much. My effort kind of died, like this guy here. I have however been keeping a bulleted list of the highlights from each day so I’ll hopefully be able to go back one day and fill […]


Condessa

23May05

Homework tonight was to talk to Ignacio about llorona and the Virgen de Guadalupe. Ignacio didn’t know the words to llorona, so we looked them up on the internet and he rapped them. Today was also Cory’s birthday so we went out for dinner. We ended up walking to an Italian restaurant in Condessa. The […]


Bazaar Sabado

21May05

Woke up around 8 and Ignacio and I had fresh fruit for breakfast. Afterwards I met up with most of the other students and we went to the Bazaar Sabado. There were lots of paintings and other artsy-type things in the market. Then we visited the houses of Frieda and Trotsky. We did a good […]


Fuimos al Zocolo y el Templo Mayor. The Mexica were an incredible people, creating a city in the middle of a lake and using a system of chinampas for agricultural. They were also very violent and believed heavily in human sacrifice. We also visited the cathedral and had lunch on top of a building overlooking […]


We’re here!

19May05

We’re here!! I finished packing last night around 12:30 and then had a good bit of homework I needed to get done before we left. I finally got to bed around 2:30, but had to get up at 4:30 to leave for the airport. Dad’s flight left at 7:30, so we got there at 6:15 […]


Preparations

18Apr05

I haven’t really used this much, but hopefully that will change as I get ready to go to Mexico and Spain. I’ve been to two prep meetings for OIE, two for Spain, and one for Mexico. My last prep meeting (Mexico) is tomorrow afternoon. So far, I haven’t done much planning other than attend the […]