Well this has been alot of fun...My last 10 days were, as usual, fun filled...my last 2 days in Quito brought me the "Gripa" and also a lovely stomach ailment...but did that slow me down...not a chance...actually, it was all by my choice...I went to my last day of class on Friday, dressed for a … Continue reading THE END OF SCHOOL & A QUICK ADVENTURE INTO THE ANDES
I moved into my new family's home on Sunday night and am considering a trip on Sunday up the volcano(Cotopaxi)..we would go up 14000+ feet...drive part way and hike some...not a difficult hike but still quite high right now for me... So far, no altitude problems, I think walking to school up and down hills … Continue reading ONE LAST THOUGHT FROM QUITO
May I just start by saying that grammar was never my strong suit in English...and yet here I am... now expected to figure out what a "reflexive verb" or better yet a " Verbo reflexivo" or "Pasada verbos"... are...it has been rather humorous...my teacher, Maria, had her work cut out for her from day one. On my first day, … Continue reading SPANISH LANGUAGE IMMERSION FUN
I have arrived in Quito..although I must say landing in this glorious city had me thinking I was on a roller coaster in Orlando...The flight was uneventful until our approach into Quito. As we approached, everyone who had a window seat had their faces glued to the windows looking at the beautiful view of all the … Continue reading MY ADVENTURE INTO LANGUAGE IMMERSION IN ECUADOR-HELLO QUITO!