The worldwide Augustana College experience

Hola amigos! My name is Lindsay Croegaert, and I just finished my sophomore year at Augustana where I am a Spanish and communication sciences and disorders double major. This summer I am taking a big leap from Waukesha, Wisconsin all the way to Ecuador and Peru. I will be traveling throughout South America for ten weeks to hone my Spanish speaking skills and gain a completely new world perspective. I can’t wait to share my adventure with friends, family, and you!

Who’s Ready For Some Extreme Blogging?

I am finally ready to catch you all up on what I’ve been up to for the last week! This is going to be a long one, I’m warning you now! So the feint of heart may wish to turn back now… Alright, ready? Our first stop in Ecuador was to la Mitad del Mundo [...]

¡Just a Quick Hola!

¡¡Hola amigos!! I just wanted to send a quick message from our hotel in Quito to let you know that all is well so far! We’ve only been in Ecuador for two days and I could already blog for hours! The flights worked out well and we all arrived safe and sound. So far, no [...]

T Minus One Day

Tomorrow I leave for Ecuador… yikes! I’ve been planning for this day for so long and yet today has been filled with frantic running around and countless last minute shopping trips. The things I’ve had the most trouble shopping for have been gifts for my host family. But after collecting some great advice from friends [...]