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Month: December 2012

Last Day & Departure

Lauren Tindal, Bocconi Exchance, Fall 2012 I’ve been putting off writing this post for a while now, because that would mean fully accepting that I’m leaving. It’s crazy to think that very soon, I will be waking up in my house, in Ohio, in America. It’s bittersweet, leaving. Saying goodbye to new friends. Walking around,

Hiking around Santiago and in the Andes

Michael Aleman, PUC Exchange, Fall 2012 Though my classes didn’t allow me much time for it, I did manage to get in a few good hikes during the course of the semester. The following are pictures from three separate outings I went on during the semester, two with a school club and one with a

end of semester reflections

Sofia Falzoni, Sciences Po Exchange, Fall 2012   I would like to dedicate this last blog post to reflect on the academic work I’ve been doing while abroad. I’ve noticed that most of my recent blog posts have been related to travel and other outings of the sort; however, I do dedicate a good percentage

Chile Travels 2

Michael Aleman, PUC Exchange, Fall 2012 The following are pictures from a few different trips I made during the semester. La Ligua This is a small town located 160km northwest of Santiago, known for its textiles and sweets. Lush green hills surround the town and make for great sightseeing if you decide to climb some

Chilean Graffiti

One of the most noticeable sights around Santiago and Chile in general is the graffiti/murals/protest banners. The following are some of my favorites. Found in Puerto Natales, a tourist town known for Torres del Paine National Park, one of Chile’s most famous attractions. The first banner says “Indefinite halt!!! For better salaries”, while the second

a touristy weekend at home

Sofia Falzoni, Sciences Po Exchange, Fall 2012 Last weekend, my friend Sofia (one of my friends from NU I went to visit in Bologna) came to visit me in Paris and stayed with me for about four days. Now that I’ve gotten used to Parisian life, I tend not to do so many ‘touristy things’

Clear skies & more travels

Sofia Falzoni, Sciences Po Exchange, Fall 2012 November passed by so quickly! It was a rainy month, but December has welcomed super chilly weather and clear skies. Since there are only two more weeks of my program left, I’ve been thinking a lot about going home, but also a lot about all that’s here that