Looking back to July/August I was definitely anxiously working around getting ready for my departure to Peru. For about two weeks, I was making sure my finances, contacts, everything was in line; now, I am a little more at ease this second time coming around. Being home for a short amount of time did not […]
The last few weeks of my first semester in Peru were quite hard. For one, I was overwhelmed with stress due to exams and considering that my International Studies degree plays out to be a Social Science degree out here, I had to write a lot of papers (although it took me quite a while […]
This first semester I was extremely happy to have been able to meet new people. Generally, I found it a lot easier to meet new people and make new friends during my semester in Peru. One person who truly had an impact on me had to be my roommate Romina. She helped me when I […]
Considering that Peru is a country that largely practices Catholicism, October is very special month for the city Lima as it consist of religious processions, turrón, and the color purple.
One of the beauties of studying abroad is testing new limits for yourself. Having a daily routine tends to put us in a comfort zone that could easily become restricting. Because I have always lived in ABQ and the mountains are easily down the street, I thought I knew everything there is to know about […]
October has been quite a stressful month considering that we just had midterms this past week. One thing I tend to do when it comes to exams or college in general is doubt myself and my abilities. In school it is easy to get carried away with the stress and pressure that comes with being a […]