A story from the Spanish Reconquista, to La Malinche and Mexico, and the discovery of California. The importance of understanding history along with my personal experiences.
Yesterday was a very long day. Our bus from Acapulco to Mexico City didn’t have very good air conditioning and there was this toy that played Beethoven’s Fur Elise for 5 hours straight. I don’t know why nobody else could hear it or if they could ignore it for that long. It drove Jen and…… Continue reading Mexico – 8.3.1999
Last night was a bad one. I was allergic to something in the room and kept sneezing and had a runny nose. Right now we are in the bus station waiting to go back to Texcoco. I really didn’t enjoy Acapulco as much as I thought I would. Well, I still feel pretty congested after…… Continue reading Mexico – 8.2.1999 – Acapulco 2
Ok, now I have to go back to last Friday. We took our exams that morning and I think I did pretty well. I knew a lot about NAFTA and am sure I got an A but wasn’t too clear on the Puebla project. After our exam we headed to the bus terminal for our…… Continue reading Mexico – 8.1.1999 – Acapulco
I didn’t get a chance to write yesterday because we went to Mexico City then had to study for our exam. So here I am on the bus to Acapulco and finally have time to write. The handwriting is sloppy because of the bus! Anywho, yesterday we went to Mexico City after a short lecture on…… Continue reading Mexico 7.30.1999
Today was another day of classes. These days are easier than the beginning because we have time to work on our group projects instead of sti through class all day. I did enjoy our last class about medicine in Mexico though because the professor was great. He is a doctor MD and has various PhDs.Not…… Continue reading Mexico 7.28.1999
Ok, today was a really long day. We got up at our regular hour of 7 o’clock and went to class. It was our last day of Spanish class and he told us to keep reading and practicing Spanish or we would lose it. It’s kind of sad that the trip is coming to a…… Continue reading Mexico – 7.27.1999
Yesterday was a free day and we spent the day relaxing. First, Jen, Angela, Greg and I went to town for some lunch. We ate at the restaurant I went to on my day off and I got my regular burger and fries. After that we walked around the town again but had gotten most…… Continue reading Mexico – 7.26.1999 – Johanna