Second Week-Estancia, La Boca, San Telmo!

Emma Pulido
March 19, 2013

It’s hard to believe I have already been in Argentina for 15 days. It feels so short and so long all at once. Orientation is over, and we are starting classes here. I am excited to have a routine and feel more like a resident of this city. I am already loving seeing different neighborhoods, learning how to hail the bondis (city buses), and getting to know the kids in the residence hall. This collection of photos are from some more walks around San Telmo, and the IES trips to an Estancia (ranch) and colorful barrio of La Boca in Southern Buenos Aires.

The beautiful backyard of the residence hall.

Salima riding bikes at Estancia Day – when IES took us to a ranch out in the suburbs of Buenos Aires.

Caballos at the Estancia!

A boy in La Boca.

A beautiful tiny cat in La Boca


Kids playing soccer in La Boca

La Casa Rosada – where President Kirchner lives and works. It is free and open to the public!

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<p><span style="color: rgb(29, 29, 29); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(237, 237, 237);">I&#39;m Emma Pulido and I am spending my semester abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina! I&#39;ve been waiting to go to Buenos Aires since a high school trip to Valparaiso, Chile got me interested in the Southern Cone countries and I couldn&#39;t be more excited to finally be here. I&#39;m from New York City, but am currently living in Saint Paul Minnesota, where I study International Studies, Anthropology and Political Science at Macalester College. I&#39;ve been focusing my studies on identity politics and tourism, so living abroad in one of South America&#39;s most mixed and dynamic cities is perfect for me! I hope to continue to study identity politics and nation building in post conflict nations post graduation, but for now I keep busy with school, Model United Nations, watching movies, exploring new places, making DIY craft projects with my roomates and my job as the student photographer for Macalester.</span></p>

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