Week Four January 28th 2012 Mexico City
This past week our class took a trip to Mexico City to visit about 1289758396720345 different sites important to Mexican history. While you may think I am exaggerating, I am not. The trip was a whirlwind 5 days but was totally amazing.
Unlike Oaxaca, where we are allowed to run wild through the streets, our teachers had other plans for us in North America's largest urban cen ... read more
North America » Mexico » Distrito Federal » Mexico City The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
This winter, I will be leaving the gray, snowy disaster that is Chicago for the lovely colonial city of Oaxaca. Situated in Mexico's southwest, the city will be an amazing opportunity for language development as well as a geographical laboratory. Oaxaca's ancient, colorful, winding streets will provide fantastic contrast to my experience in the Midwest. ... full info