36 degree Christmas in Cordoba – a new meaning to slaving over a hot stove! December 26th 2012 At the beginning of December I arrived in Cordoba, the second city of Argentina, ready to settle down for another period of study at a language school. The first positive was that after completing a written exam and conversation “interview” with the class co-ordinator I had moved up from the “A2 beginner” level that I was being taught in Buenos Aires, to the “B1 intermediate” level her ... read more
South America » Argentina » Córdoba » Córdoba Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
Having graduated from University of Nottingham I started travelling and absolutely loved it. I did one trip around the world, then a second major trip through Latin America.
I then went back to the real world with one of those job things, but the wanderlust didn't leave and I managed to fit in plenty of short trips.
I've now taken 12 months out to learn/perfect my Spanish. I'll be travelling through Spanish speaking South and Central America with a trip from Buenos Aires to San Francisco.
The primary focus of the trip will be learning the language - so I'll be regularly settling to st... full info