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Trip: Argentina

There are [63] stories from my trip: Argentina

...And Now It's Time to Get Back to Work

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | Views [612] | Comments [2]

It has been challenging but the "salon de ingles" the classroom is now ready.  The bricklayer who I hired to fix the ceiling, the walls, and to paint, one day just decided to not show up!! So both Roly and I got on ladders and finished painting.... Read more >

The new Classroom

ARGENTINA | Monday, 15 Jun 2009 | Views [469]

I have decided to rent an office space in downtown Cordoba to make into a classroom and there I will teach English.  The rent is very affordable. And to my advantage of being right in downtown will be getting college students from the two universities ... Read more >

Gallery: June 2009

ARGENTINA | Thursday, 4 Jun 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Another Minnesotan in Cordoba!

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 30 May 2009 | Views [517] | Comments [2]

When I was here the first time in Córdoba, I met a man named Ruben Hillar through an English club called Talk Time.  Ruben was born and raised in Argentina and when he was 17 years old he went to the United States as a Foreign Exchange Student.  And ... Read more >

It´s FALL here!

ARGENTINA | Monday, 25 May 2009 | Views [456] | Comments [1]

As the cooler weather is approaching Córdoba, Argentina, the people here wanted to take advantage of one last nice weekend.  It was actually a holiday weekend because Monday, May 25, was a patriotic day celebrating a won battle fought with Spain to gain ... Read more >

Are We Having Fun Yet?

ARGENTINA | Thursday, 21 May 2009 | Views [456]

I started teaching English the second week of May.  On Wednesdays, I have a group of 3 men gettig their Ph.D's at the University of Cordoba who are learning English to have better job opportunties. Then on Thursdays, I have another group of 3 students.... Read more >

Enjoying a Saturday Night

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 16 May 2009 | Views [468]

My friend Eugenia invited me to see her dance on Saturday night.  She has a regular dancing assignment at a place named Cantina Don Carlos in Cordoba.  Eugenia has been dancing Arabe (belly dancing) for more than 10 years.  She owns a dance studio that ... Read more >

Gallery: May 2009

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 12 May 2009 | Photo Gallery

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"Monkey Chatters"

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 10 May 2009 | Views [321]

I have been busy getting back into the swing of things here in Cordoba.  I will start teaching English at the Fredrick Institute on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and also I'll be looking for private tutoring opportunities too.  I went out with some friends ... Read more >

Gallery: Panama Canal

ARGENTINA | Monday, 4 May 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Returning to Cordoba after 3 months

PANAMA | Friday, 1 May 2009 | Views [678]

I returned to Cordoba on May 2, 2009, after being home for only three months.  I will be journaling about my daily life in Cordoba, Argentina.  My flight from Minnesota to Argentina was a long one this time.  I flew to Houston, Texas and stayed over night ... Read more >

Gallery: Santa Cruz, Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery

Two Weeks In Santa Cruz
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Santa Cruz, Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | Views [2455] | Comments [1]

I went to Santa Cruz, Bolivia, from December 27 to January 12, 2009.  Now this country IS Latin America!  There is a definite gap between rich and poor, and a large indigenous population. I attached this darling picture of a little bolivian indigenous ... Read more >

Christmas Eve (La Nochebuena)

ARGENTINA | Thursday, 25 Dec 2008 | Views [1264] | Comments [2]

Happy Holidays...Felices Fiestas!! I can´t believe that 2009 will be here in one week.  I wish everyone who is reading this a memorable and joyous New Year.  I know that for me, 2008 will be one of my most memorable!!  I went to the home of Miguel.  ... Read more >

Gallery: My Pictures in Argentina (Las Fotos)

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

Doreen's Pix
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Gallery: Buenos Aires

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 9 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Buenos Aires

ARGENTINA | Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | Views [1601] | Comments [1]

We arrived to Buenas Aires on Sunday morning by bus (a comfortable bus that had big seats that reclined, the best way to travel!) The streets were very quiet so we took some great pictures of the widest street in Buenos Aires called el 9 de Julio (July ... Read more >

4x4 Adventure

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 25 Nov 2008 | Views [512] | Comments [3]

I was invited to visit a beautiful area about 2 hours outside of Cordoba with mountains, valleys, and sierras called Valle Punilla.  First we went to Cosquin to sit in a park by the river and the three of us visited and had a drink (the Argentine classic ... Read more >

A Little German Town in Cordoba

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 16 Nov 2008 | Views [11371] | Comments [2]

Last Sunday, a couple named Ruben and Ana invited me on a day excursion to a very cute German town called Villa General Belgrano located only about 1 hour from Cordoba.  I bought some delicious chocolate and we drank tea and enjoyed the beautiful sunny ... Read more >

Guests of Honor

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 8 Nov 2008 | Views [433] | Comments [2]

On Friday, my friend Diana and I were invited to visit an elementary school in Alta Gracia, a cute little town about 40 minutes outside of Cordoba.  The principal of this school, Cecilia, was in Stillwater, Minnesota for 3 weeks on a fullbright scholarship ... Read more >

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