Last weekend, we went to Lavalle, an arid and barren region east of Mendoza. We went to see the sand dunes of the Altos Limpios and the small indigenous town of Asunción.
Dad, I’m sorry I didn’t post a blog last week. Here’s my make-up blog just for you.
Not every weekend is crazy adventure here in Argentina. Not ever moment is full of excitement and wonder. And reasonably so. I’m here for four and a half months. If everything was like that, I think I’d die from exhaustion. Down time can be good. So this blog will be about down time in Argentina, and I’m also going to include a list of books I’ve been reading, want to read, and some South American authors I’ve enjoyed. Continue reading
If ever there was a time I felt so drastically small, so incredibly insignificant, it was this past weekend. The Argentinian landscape is spectacular and breath-taking, and can make a person with a big ego feel like the most meaningless thing in the world. In a really fantastic way.
This past week was, in a word, relaxed. Nothing too crazy during the week, so we piled all of our adventuring into the weekend, as usual. Kids’ science museum, asado, tango, and trekking. Ready?
With midterms behind us and the end in sight, we’re embarking on the last half of our study abroad experience in South America. And with that, we decided to take a relaxing trip to Cacheuta, thank you Dickinson! That’s two different spas in two different countries. I think I should make a habit out of this.
Wow, sorry, I have been slacking here. We’ve officially been in Mendoza for two months now, three months in South America. It’s getting to the point where I have a routine and can focus on seeing what’s around me rather than worrying about where I’m going. So, for this week’s blog, I’m going to talk about what I love most about this city. Continue reading