My Ecuadorian host family taught me a great deal about the meaning of family from the perspective of another culture. My experience not only altered my view of Ecuadorian culture, but it also gave me a new perspective on what family is to people of the United States.
Holy cow, it’s been too long since my last post! I’ve been so caught up in the stress of finals and papers, and in the excitement of our travels in Perú, that I haven’t had much time for posting. Let me get you caught up to date with a few posts to make up for [...]
So I took a trip to Berlin last weekend to visit and really meet my great uncle Guenter for the first time. Train tickets are expensive, but I got to Berlin for about 40 Euro, and I made it without any trouble. My uncle and his girlfriend Henriette of 19 years picked me up promptly [...]