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Nos Vemos, Mexico.

Written on Sat, Aug 18 Wow, so much has happened during these past few weeks! My Culture and History of Mexico class took a weekend trip to Oaxaca, and it was absolutely amazing. We explored so many exciting places, but some my favorites were the archaeological sites of Monte Albán and San Pablo de Mitla,

Mexico Forever!!!

I have been back in the United States for two weeks. When I first arrived at home, I felt a little odd. Don’t get me wrong, I was very excited to sleep in my own bed again and be reunited with my friends and family, but I missed the routine that I had established over

More Trips!

Written on Saturday, July 28 These past few weeks have been amazing and eventful! For my Culture and History of Mexico class, we took three trips: Centro Historico Prehispánico, Centro Historico Colonial, and Xochimilco. For the first trip, we visited the Templo Mayor, which was the main temple of the capital city of Tenochtitlan. Afterwards,

Hasta luego Mexico!

The final days of this study abroad program are quickly approaching. I can’t believe I have already spent 8 weeks in Mexico! I was so nervous about so many things before coming to this country, but thankfully, I was welcomed with open arms. This last week has been filled with final exams and presentations. These

All Good Things Must Come to an End

As I type this final blog post, it is the Friday, August 17, 2018. My final class was yesterday morning. It feels surreal to be done with the program, but it is over and it is time to come back to Chicago. I will recap various moments from week 5 to week 8. Every Friday,

New Places, New Adventures, New Feelings

It’s time for a recap of week 3 and 4!  For starters, I’ll give an update on the academics. My disappointment has settled in because I found out that we will not get a chance to perform research or join an on-going project. The program listed each of the courses on the website, one including

The Beginning Stages

The first couple of weeks in Mexico were a whirlwind. It started off a bit rocky at the airport because as usual I overpacked for this trip and had to manage rolling two large suitcases and a mini suitcase around the Mexican airport. After overcoming this hassle and finally arriving to my host home, I

Two Times the Charm!

It’s the end of week two here and I am really struggling. I am trying to make the most of this experience but these first two weeks were very trying. When I first arrived, the change in air and altitude hit me instantly. As an individual with really bad asthma and one fully functioning lung,

And so the Journey Begins!

It is time to get ready and leave for Mexico and I am SHOOK. I’ve only been out the country once, when I was 14 years old. Even then, I was only gone for six days. I have no idea how to prepare myself for a two-month long journey out of the country. I am