Hola from Chile! I am currently a CISB Spanish track member studying abroad in Santiago de Chile. Unlike a lot of the others from this blog, I have been here in
I am attending Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) which is a very nice university with four campuses in four different parts of the city. Currently, there are about 500 exchange students attending PUC and I have met people from all over the world. My classes are a great mix of foreign and Chilean students, which I really like! Most of my classes are at the
When I first arrived it was WINTER! Yes, I knew it was going to be winter but I was not prepared to fall asleep seeing my breath because central heating does not exist! It even snowed; apparently it was the first time in years (I heard anywhere from 10 to 100 years…who knows) that snow had stuck to the ground in the metropolitan
Good news though, it’s springtime now and the weather is absolutely gorgeous! Right now it is consistently in the 70s and 80s and I am taking advantage of the beautiful urban parks that are scattered throughout the city! I live about a five minute walk from Parque Esculturas that is wonderfully green and full of statues made by local Chilean artists.
Besides spending quality time in the numerous urban parks, I have taken advantage of my weekends by traveling all over