Good things about Iguaçu: Las Cataratas were once again very impressive. Bad things about Iguaçu: Having food poisoning. Went to the loo. A lot.
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Good things about Iguazú: Las Cataratas are very impressive. Bad things about Iguazú: It rained. A lot.
My penultimate week in Mendoza was a busy one - I had another new housemate, a British girl called Cristina arrived on Monday. She lives in Australia and has just finished her finals. She speaks perfect Spanish as her mum is from Spain, which has been very useful! We tried lots of new restaurants in the city for lunches and dinners, and bonded over an extensive wine tasting session :) On Saturday we all went for lunch in Lujan with Jose. It was nice to catch...
This Sunday I took a trip South of Mendoza, to Cañon del Atuel. Being some 240km to the south of Mendoza, we started the day quite early at 7.30 am, and it wasn't until 11 o'clock that we made it to the nearest city to the canyon, San Rafael. I was a bit disappointed to discover that we weren't going to be stopping in the city, rather just driving around the main streets for around 15 minutes. The main square, Plaza San Martín, was very beautiful, and I manag...
The big news of this week is that I finally have a companion in the house! Her name is Christine and she's a dentist from Germany. She's a genuinely lovely person and she speaks amazing English, and we even have sporadic attempts at German. Christine did an intensive Spanish course this week, also with Work the World, which meant that after morning Spanish lessons she had various activities in the afternoon, some of which I was lucky enough to join in with. ...