Before I begin with this story, can I just say that my room, and homestay house is awesome? Yesterday, I woke up early and traveled with my irmã (sister) Carina to Shopping Barra, one of the largest malls in Bahia. Carina is an American student who’s […]
This is a not so good picture of a building in Pelourinho. Pelourinho is the colonial, historic district in Bahia. It was the location of a Scavenger Hunt, or Ponto de Encontro, on the 27th of June. We split in groups of eight or nine, […]
This is a not so good picture of a building in Pelorinho. Pelorinho is the colonial, historic district in Bahia. It was the location of a Scavenger Hunt, or Ponto de Encontro, on the 27th of June. We split in groups of eight or nine, […]
(Arg, that timestamp is wrong! I hate it when that happens! Most of these photos are a day later. But oh well….)I’m in Bahia!In the past day and a half, a lot has happened.I kissed my father, mother, and sister goodbye and boarded a flight […]
With only twelve days left before I depart for Bahia, I felt the need to update and offer thanks. There is little time left to prepare, but I feel that I am almost there in terms of preparedness. The prescriptions for allergy medicines are filled, […]
This blog wasn’t supposed to be. Nope, I wasn’t planning on going out of the country this summer, I never once thought it was a possibility. I mean, study abroad is expensive; a luxury of sorts only for those who can afford it. I didn’t […]
PhD student. Lover of learning. I write a lot, I think a lot, and I eat a lot of pastries. I write semi-regular updates about my life and travels, personal essays, and fun fiction about my favorite songs.This blog is about all of that, and a bit more. Come for the embarrassing stories, stay for the introspection.