ISABEL MORRISON | MENDOZA, ARGENTINA | POST 4

ISABEL MORRISON | MENDOZA, ARGENTINA | POST 4

Featured image: Fall colors half way up a mountain in Patagonia—a refreshing break from dry Mendoza where all the autumn leaves change straight from green to brown Greetings from the wintery half of the earth! Time has flown by here—the cold has set in, classes have almost come to an end, and I return to the US in less than a month. Recently a student in one of my classes asked me if I was ready to return to the United…

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ISABEL MORRISON | MENDOZA, ARGENTINA | POST 3

ISABEL MORRISON | MENDOZA, ARGENTINA | POST 3

Featured image: Rows of grapevines growing in Maipú, Mendoza Greetings from Mendoza! I have now been here for more than two months and time is flying by. I have finally figured out the very different academic system, made friends, and become accustomed to everyday life here. One thing that I have learned a lot about here is wine—I arrived in Argentina knowing next to nothing about it because I turned 21 after leaving the U.S. The Mendoza province is famous…

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ISABEL MORRISON | MENDOZA, ARGENTINA | POST 2

ISABEL MORRISON | MENDOZA, ARGENTINA | POST 2

Featured image: The view from of a summit called “Feliz Cumpleaños” that I appropriately climbed the day before my birthday I have now been in Mendoza for just over three weeks and I am loving it! In the U.S., I am a pretty high-strung person, but here in Argentina, I have become much more laid back. The way the day unfolds here is much more relaxed than in the U.S., or even in Buenos Aires. Whereas the capital is a huge…

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Isabel Morrison | Mendoza, Argentina | Post 1

Isabel Morrison | Mendoza, Argentina | Post 1

Featured image: Vibrantly colored houses on a street in the La Boca region of Buenos Aires—like the country of Argentina, Buenos Aires has various distinctive regions in different parts of the city. Saludos desde Argentina! My name is Isabel and this semester I am studying abroad in Mendoza, Argentina, a city just east of the Andes mountains, close to the border with Chile. I chose Mendoza because the universities here will allow me to continue being involved with music while…

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