<p>Hi! I'm a current junior at the University of Rochester studying the history of early modern globalization, with a specific focus on links between Asia and Latin America. When I'm not busy writing papers, you can probably find me lying down on the beach, soaking in the sunlight, and reading sci-fi.</p>
Blogs by Louis Herman
El Corazón and Ecuador: The Expectations Gap
My expectations of climbing the mountain El Corazón and of my time in Ecuador were both extremely different from how each thing ended up—but both were valuable...
Homestaying and Boundaries: Lessons from Quito
Advice on homestaying from someone who made a few mistakes.
Not Going Away For The Weekend
Sometimes, you go away for the weekend. Other times though? You don't.
The Galapagos: A Different Kind Of Trip
What I learned travelling to the Galapagos
Processing Grief From 3,000 Miles Away
Dealing with death is never easy, but it's definitely harder from another continent.
Newfound Confidence in Quito
Waterfalls Don't Do Homework: Revelations Outside Quito
I got out of the city last weekend, and it really gave me a chance to take a step back and reflect.
Getting Organized For Quito
The strategies I used to get myself organized and ready to pack for my study abroad experience in Quito