The Latest from Chile

Sep 28 3:11pm

Pucón and the Pequod

by Danika

A note on the sketches: sorry for the white balance on the scans. Life is imperfect and fleeting. 

Sep 1 4:47pm

Art and Allegory and I Love Alliterations

by Danika

In this essay I will explain how J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series has become a structural crutch within the allegorical storytelling of contemporary bloggers. 

Aug 22 6:15pm

Recommencement of Essay Season

by Danika

There was an unremarkable amount of snow on the mountains, so we bought lift tickets to commemorate the end of summer and the start of classes. Skiing on the red (intermediate) slopes is a lot like speaking Spanish for me at the moment. I can get down the mountain, but I’m not in control and will likely crash abruptly. 

Aug 5 3:44pm

15 Study Abroad Instagram Photos from Summer 2019

by IES Abroad

These Instagram photos will make you want to study abroad next summer!

Jul 31 10:26pm

A Detour Home: Visiting Easter Island

by Rebecca

Every day up until the last week of my homestay, my Chilean parents would ask me “Estai acostumbrada? Are you getting settled in?” I would always tell them that yes, I was finding this and that easier than before, but still didn’t know the mechanisms of this thing, etc. It opened the door to many enlightening conversations for me during my program in Santiago.