ok. so i just arrived a few hours ago in El Calafate...way down south in the patagonia. im staying at a youth hostel..my first...seems really nice though..and clean! tomorrow i am off to the glaciers. http://www.patagonia-argentina.com/i/andina/glaciares/perito.htm ..im totally stoked..the plane ride here was breath-taking. i am here until thurs. then back to bariloche. im staying with friends and on tuesday the 15th i will be off on the bus ride..oh yes..a long bus ride..but hey..umm...it only cost about 25 bucks!!!!to santiago...so that means that on tuesdy-the 15th-in the afternoon my cell phone will work cause ill be in chile. i take a bus at 7 30 am from bariloche to puerto montt which is the southern coastal town of chile-i visited before when i was here really a great trip--i arrive there at about 1 30 or so in the afternoon (its not that long of a trip but there is a time change so..) then at 7 30 at nite my bus leaves for santiago. i then will arrive in santiago on the 16th at about 9 am..its about a 13hr bus ride..yeeks..oh well at least its at nite so i can sleep! call me! love to all. D
The first portion of this blog is from when I spent my last semester of college abroad in Valparaiso, Chile at the Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, finishing up my requirements for my dual degree in Hispanic Studies and International Affairs. I lived with a host family in the neighboring city of Vina del Mar during spring semester of 2005.
July 2007- May 2008 I took off again, this time my travels took me to the other side of the globe - spending three months in Alexandria, Egypt studying Arabic and then 6 months outside of Accra, Ghana working at a UN Refugee camp for Liberians - with ... full info