this past weekend was the holiday “Day of the Worker,” meaning that everyone gets the day off, but, ironically fell on a Saturday…anyway, so I decided that I had to take advantage of the break from Saturday classes and see a bit more of the country. I’ve been here about 6 weeks now and haven’t … Continue reading off for an adventure
Since getting to Buenos Aires I’ve been part of the young adult’s group at the church and tonight we had a photo scavenger hunt. Basically each team had a list of things to find and take a picture of in a set amount of time, and the team with the most by the end of … Continue reading Photo Scavenger Hunt
Sunday a bunch of people came over to help us paint my new apartment. About a week ago I moved in with this girl the Strong’s introduced to me from Columbia. She’s absolutly fantastic. But even though she’s been living in this apartment for over a year, its like she moved in yesterday. sort of felt like moving in … Continue reading Apple green walls + 10 friends + lasagna = perfect Sunday afternoon
So it’s been three weeks of classes so far. That means 33 hours of lectures and class discussions all in Spanish. Plus, I don’t even know how many reams of paper of class readings -also all in Spanish. Still struggling. I bought myself a voice recorder so that I can tape the lectures with the … Continue reading I Speak in Class!
One of the things that I appreciate about Buenos Aires is the abundance of small leafy plazas and parks. Continue reading A Walk in the Park
so last night I began classes. first day of school. to give you a bit of a picture how it went – now i dont swear very often- and i walked out after it and all i could think was F—! ha, i mean, i knew before that it was going to be hard, like … Continue reading First Day of School
the Strong’s So, after more than 24 hours of traveling – including an extra special 10 hour overnight layover in the airport of San Paulo – I finally make it to Buenos Aires. The Strong’s, a missionary couple who are part of AVANT Minstries (http://www.avantministries.org/) met me at the airport as they have generously … Continue reading Arriving in Buenos Aries