Plazas y Plazas y Plazas June 8th 2010 The South American Adventure begins!
After getting, in my opinion, more than enough sleep Friday night, I hit the streets to explore! As I left, I made sure to clear the places on the map I intended to go with Jorge (host brother) and he assured me a safe expedition.
I wandered down Sanchez Lima to the first plaza on my agenda-Plaza Avaroa. This has turned into a very popular meeting spot and i ... read more
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I'm a student from Winona State University in Winona, Minnesota with a double major in Nursing and Spanish. Last summer was my first travel abroad experience in Spain. It definitely put the travel bug in me-this summers plans are South America-BOLIVIA! Interning in a Pediatric Health Clinic right in La Paz.
Hope you enjoyed last summer, and stay tuned for adventures to come :)... full info