Fiesta at school September 14th 2008 On friday at school there was a big fiesta for the national holiday (which is on the 18th). They really go all out for this holiday... there were lots of decorations, costumes, dances and food at school and then we have the whole week off from school this week.
I took about a million and a half pictures of the dances, especially because some of my friends were dancing in a cueca competition of ... read more
South America » Chile » Atacama » Copiapó Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
The adventures of an ex-exchange student:
I spent a year living in beautiful little Copiapò, Chile as a YFU exchange student... and started this is as my blog of life in the Atacama Desert.
Then I spent a year back in the states studying Social Work, and I am currently back in Chile hoping to finish my degree here... and who knows where life will take me next ;)
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