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
Lake TiticacaMarc, Carolyn and I were the only ones who ventured out to see the lake and Bolivia.
Our host familyWe went to one of the islands (okay so there are "real" land islands and floating ones). We stayed with a host family on a land island. Here they are..Franklin was the super cute lil boy!
Too cute!We were all wearing these super silly hats..the locals make them and sell them to the tourists..sorry but we pretty much felt like gnomes!