Things To Look Forward To

As I approach November, marking three months in this beautiful country, things are starting to heat up.  No, they actually are.  It's literally just getting hotter.  It was 36 degrees yesterday, and I can't say I enjoyed the humidity either. October is the southern hemisphere's April, where the weather can't make up its mind (it … Continue reading Things To Look Forward To

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New Experiences and Back To Being Tourists

With the majority of G1 exams now over and done with, it has become apparent that in actuality, we've been here in Rio for over two months.  It seems as if it has flown by, and but I feel like I got off the plane only yesterday.  As the stress of exams stalls for another … Continue reading New Experiences and Back To Being Tourists

The First Adventure Out of Rio: An Inland Retreat

And so, amid the talk of looming 'G1' examinations in a fortnight, the university staff must have known some of us might be mildly stressed.  Many of us are beginning to feel the weight of living here for 6 weeks, and although the stress is nothing like it would have been at our home universities, it's … Continue reading The First Adventure Out of Rio: An Inland Retreat