My Host Mom and Me in Our Kitchen
Every day I come home from class between 1:30 and 1:45 and the house is empty. But not for long.
Around 2:00 I hear, “¡Susana, Susana!” It is my little hermana (sister) coming home from pre-school. We play peek-a-boo and wave hello at our reflections on . . . → Read More: Lessons at Lunchtime
On a Saturday in the middle of October, all of the students and their host families spent the day together in the countryside, or “campo”. We watched Miguel and Juani cook paella and cut fruit for sangria.
Juani and Miguel Cook Paella in the Campo
What stuck out to me the most, though, was . . . → Read More: Los Niños
The Church of San Martin in the Plaza Mayor
Every day, twice a day, I carefully make my way home over uneven, crooked, cobblestone streets lined with Medieval stone buildings. I am in a walled city so rich in history that it leaks from the cracks the lizards escape into. Trujillo, and Spain itself, . . . → Read More: Aventura Increíble
First Moments in Trujillo!
Thinking about studying abroad? Many study abroad students live with other English speakers in a dorm-like setting, however, in Trujillo,you will be living with a host family. Does this bring up concerns? Wild worries that the family might be mass murderers? Never fear…
Meeting Host Families Upon Arrival
In . . . → Read More: Living With “Strangers”