As a group we went to Teatro Colón to see the orchestra. Before the concert, the girls and I dressed up and went to have some wine. We looked very fancy since we were going to the theater. The program was only able to find tickets way up high, but […]
Mate is a national infusion consumed in Paraguay, Uruguay and especially Argentina. This drink can be traced back to the native Guarani people from the area. This infusion is brewed from the leaves of a small tree from the native holly tree. Mate has a few components, including the mate […]
A Passport Stamp!
I haven’t traveled much, so I was disappointed I did not get a passport stamp from Argentina when we arrived in the country. I finally got my passport stamped when the group spent a whole day in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay! As a group, we took the subway to get […]
The highlight of my Argentine adventures was visiting one of the seven natural wonders of the world: Iguazu Falls. I packed for a weekend trip to the Misiones province of Argentina. I happened to be the only girl who went on this trip, but the guys were fun and I […]
Walking Tour of Downtown
Still new to the city, our group event in our second week in Argentina was a walking tour of downtown Buenos Aires. We met at the satellite university Expanish building where we had our classes offered by the program and the Mount. I personally took two classes there: “Political Science: […]