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Day 11: Wandering the River

I woke up early after getting a solid night of sleep for a change, ready to knock out my first assignment for my Conversation 3 class. The assignment, modeled after a Lonely Planet guide about Rosario that we had been required to read earlier in the week for class, involved writing a mini-guide about our hometown. Sunlight flowed through the windows as I started writing about Jackson Lake Lodge in the living room. Continue reading Day 11: Wandering the River

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Day 5: Congregating with the Crew

Sweaty and tired after a restless night passed at a hotel that cost far too much for the respite it offered, I awakened early and showered on my first morning in Rosario. The day had finally arrived… I was about to commence my five-week program studying Spanish and soccer in an unfamiliar city. Continue reading Day 5: Congregating with the Crew

Day 3: Watching La Seleccion in Plaza San Martin

I’ve already written about this match at Sports Unbiased, where I had the pleasure of hanging out in the Plaza San Martín with thousands of Argentinian fans while La Seleccion barely skirted by Iran. I spent the afternoon in the park with a homeless couple that offered me maté, and I contributed a few beers in return. It was quite the experience…

Here are some pictures of my Saturday in the park: Continue reading Day 3: Watching La Seleccion in Plaza San Martin