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Friday, October 21, 2011

Curing a Case of the Trunky in Tigre

Good View
by John Elison


Trunky (Trun' - kee) adj. The state of preoccupation on packing one’s bags (trunks) before it is actually time to leave; may lead to a lack of focus, laziness, or being wistful.


This word is Mormon slang and was used a lot while I was here in Argentina last. I don’t remember becoming particularly trunky back then, although perhaps some of my old companions would disagree. But this time around there is no denying it.


I love Argentina and the time I have had here. But my wife, friends, and home are elsewhere. With four weeks left it is hard not to count the days. Still, there is quite a bit of work to do; final projects to begin and finish, tests to study for, and new places to discover. Hard as it may be to do otherwise, I know that now is not the time to get too trunky. But what else can I do?


Apparently, the answer was, “Go to El Tigre.“ This small port city is only a short train ride outside of the capital and is such a breath of fresh air. When we got there we all went to the casino for the buffet. Apparently this is the casino staple no matter where you are in the world.


Good Food, Good Company
The food was delicious and the company better still. There are many from our group that I only really hang out with while on these trips and so I look forward to that time that we can sit down, share a meal, and really get some quality time in before the next week of quick salutations between classes. After brunch we wandered around the ports walking around the million small store fronts, and enjoying the warm weather and sun that has finally come to Buenos Aires. Some of us went on boat tours while I was content to just meander through this quaint dream of a small town.


All around good times
Around early evening, it was time to make my way back to the city. I have really fallen in love with the urban art of Argentina and the train stations, like in most places, provided a wonderfully large canvas for many different styles. When the train and I parted ways, I found myself right next to Chinatown. I had never been there before, so of course I had to mosey through. Even though it is technically within the capital’s borders, like El Tigre, Chinatown definitely has its own vibe. Better still, this vibe comes with boba milk tea, which just may be my favorite drink in the whole world and something I had been missing from home. Ok, so it’s not reading a book in my own bed with Meg, but I’ll take what I can get at this point.


Really, a break from the city and the routine it brings with it was exactly what I needed to shake that trunky feeling and regain focus on the task at hand. It was almost enough to make me forget that I only have four more weeks before I go home. Almost.


Till next time,
Cheers!



John Elison

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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Sitges and On Top of a Mountain

Sitges Beach
by William Laundon


This past weekend was a day trip to Sitges, a beach town south of Barcelona. It’s a really pretty place that was once a center of Spain’s counter culture during the Franco Regime. We all went together with the GSE program and our tour guide. We started out with a tour of an 18th century manor. It was interesting because it’s a time period that I haven’t seen much of and couldn’t visualize. When I think Europe I see Castles and Modern Europe, but I don’t really think much about the stuff in between.


Carving on a Building

A View Coming Back
After the house, our guide took us all around Sitges. It’s such a cool place because the beaches fit seamlessly into the town at multiple points. The water there is beautiful and there were quite a few people swimming, tanning, fishing, etc. Even the cemetery there was fascinating to walk around. There were walls of graves but the whole place was green and covered in flowers. Sitges is the sight of a major horror and science fiction film festival every year and it was just beginning when we visited. While not my type of movies, it’s supposed to be a great time for fans of the genre. A few people in the GSE program were definitely going to go back for some of the festival, especially once we learned train tickets were only five Euros.


Paella
After seeing the city, we sat down for a group meal of Paella, which you can see in one of this post’s pictures. It’s a rice and seafood dish that many people think is the national dish of Spain. It’s actually only from the region of Valencia, although its served many places. It comes out in a big pan and I tried my best to finish as much of it as possible. With over twenty people at the table, we couldn’t quite finish the two pans that we ordered. Any fan of seafood will love this dish though.


Sitges from the Mountain Top
A tip for your free time in other cities, whether on your own or with the GSE program, find time to do something that every tourist doesn’t do. In the case of Sitges, I noticed a group of small mountains just outside the city that peaked my interest because they were right beside the ocean. Where I live the mountains and the coast are very far apart so I decided to climb one. In a short but tough hour and a half, I managed to climb to the top of one of these small mountains. I was rewarded with some gorgeous views of both the city and the ocean. Not to mention the peace and calm from being on top of a mountain on a beautiful day, especially contrasted with living in a big city like Barcelona. It was a nice departure from a normal touring day.




Adios mis Amigos,

Will Laundon

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GSE Fall 2011 - Barcelona, Spain
Autonomous University of Barcelona

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Sitges and Such

Cemetery Walk at Sitges
by Elise Carlson

Hola! Cuanto Tiempo,


I just got back from Sitges! Sitges is known as the get away beach city when living in Barcelona. We started off our adventure with a tour from our favorite tour guide, Jordan, and realized why this city was such a popular travel destination. In the 1880s the famous painter, Santiago Rusiñol moved to Sitges where many artists followed and started a counterculture during the dictatorship of Francisco Franco, creating the name “mini Ibiza”. Sitges is now known for its free artistic spirit, vast acceptance of gay culture, and aristocratic summer homes.


Coast of Sitges
The town was full of modern and Gothic architecture. The beaches were by far the most charming. Barcelona’s beaches are man made and don’t have the same authenticity of the rocky cliffs and sand like Sitges. We stopped for lunch at a well known restaurant right on the water in the middle of Sitges. The lunch was exceptional! This was our first time sitting at one large table, and it just so happened to be in perfect view of the ocean. We started off with a little wine, which makes sense due to Sitges popular vineyards. Our first course was a mixed vegetable salad which was a relief compared to the constant meat, cheese and bread lifestyle Barcelona lives off of. The main dish was paella, which is the famous Spanish dish consisting of shellfish, squid and rice. It’s not as fishy as it may sound. There is some type of seasoning within this stew-like rice dish that is sensational. For dessert, we had a refreshing lemon sorbet followed by coffee. The coffee seemed to affect me a lot, and I soon was wired to explore after lunch, and luckily it was FREE TIME!

That’s when I really got a taste of Sitges. I walked with a group of friends to a more remote beach over the hill and stopped by little shops on the way. I was eager to lay out on the beach and catch some rays before the fall weather permanently rolled in, but was dressed for the pre-forecasted rain. Although the beaches are open to I wasn’t sure about being nude in front of everyone, so I decided to buy a bright red sarong. My friend Erica and I decided to stay longer than the rest of the group and wonder around the cove.


Group Photo by the Church of Sitges
Best decision ever! We found this remote little cove with a strip of beach all to ourselves and jumped in for a swim. It was exhilarating! I felt like a mermaid, or better yet I felt like I was actually experiencing the liberty of Sitges, not just visiting it. Erica and I are both from Southern California and hadn’t seen any waves since living in Spain. When we discovered the shore break was body surf-able we were obsessed! This moment defined Sitges for me and seems to symbolize my adaption to the freedom of Spain in comparison to the strict culture of America. It was the perfect end to our visit and will now be a life long memory.

We took the last train possible back and finished the night on her porch with our favorite cheese, brie, apples, wine, and a fresh loaf of warm bread. We chatted about our adventures so far and awaited our next adventure which was the following day, Sensation. For those who don’t know, it is one of the world’s biggest electronic concert and would involve a completely new blog entry. Sorry to leave you hanging...but there is never enough time to explore this city! We have a holiday this week, so I will be taking advantage of vacation time and exploring Croatia! But only after I finish one more homework assignment, of course. :)


Live it up!
Hasta Luego,


Elise Carlson




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GSE Fall 2011 - Barcelona, Spain
Autonomous University of Barcelona

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Bordeaux, St. Emilion, and a Huge Pile of Sand

Vineyards
by Lilly Baik 

This past weekend, the GSE group traveled to Bordeaux, a city in the southwest region of France which is famous for its wine. The city itself is actually listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We made our way by train early in the morning on Friday, and just explored the city for a while, first with a bus tour and then on our own.

The next day, we took the train to a town called St. Emilion, which was absolutely beautiful. It’s quite a quaint little town, built on hills that are paved with cobblestones. We passed acres of vineyards on the way there. Most of the shops in the town are wine shops where you can go in and have tastings before you buy a bottle. One of the shops was selling a bottle of 1945 Mouton Rothschild wine for 14,000 Euros!

Vineyards in St. Emilion
We went into the wine cave of Clos des Menuts Grand Cru which was awesome because we descended stairs into what literally was a dark cave where they store hundreds and hundreds of bottles and barrels of wine.

The Monolithic Church in St. Emilion
One of the most impressive aspects of St. Emilion was its monolithic church. There is a church in the city that is built into a massive limestone rock. From the outside, it actually doesn’t look super impressive. It just looked like a few windows built into a big rock. However, once we got inside, we were blown away. What looked like just a few windows on the outside turned out to be an immense church underground. It was simply amazing. The tour guide told us that the church had been built in the 8th century! I couldn’t believe it. It also used to be a hermitage for monks, including Emilion himself, and the monks would make wine in the city.

On our last day in Bordeaux, some of us went to the Dune du Pyla, which is the tallest sand dune in all of Europe, at 350 feet tall. I honestly didn't think it would be very impressive, but I was so wrong. When we first arrived at the area, it was actually a bit bizarre because we got dropped off in a forest. I felt like we were about to go camping, but the kiosks on the path we were walking on were selling some surfing stuff and leis and bathing suits. It was so odd.


The Dune du Pyla
Me on the Dune du Pyla
We walked until we arrived at the dune, and wow, it was indescribably huge. We climbed up what felt like a zillion steps, and then climbed up the sand some more until we got to the top. I was dying, but once we got up there, the view was so worth it! It felt like we had traveled to an entirely different continent. On one side there were miles and miles of forest, in the middle was a massive pile of sand, and on the right, the ocean. It was absolutely mind-blowing. We headed down to the beach for a little while, and it was so nice to see the ocean again. The trek back up the dune was absolutely arduous, but I was so glad I went to see it. It was another great quirk of France!


Au revoir,

Lilly

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GSE Fall 2011 - Paris, France 
University of Paris Sorbonne

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Monday, October 17, 2011

EATaly

The view from the top of Mole Tower in Turin.
You can't see it, but these mountains have
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by Erin Engstrom

Last weekend I gained 20 pounds. Just kidding, but it feels like it.

Actually, I went to Turin and Pinerolo, both cities in the northwestern region of Piemonte. My father’s extended family lives there, and both of my parents and my grandmother were able to come to Italy for a couple weeks and introduce me to them. It was a truly amazing experience to see how far my roots extend, as well as how easily we have stayed connected in the modern world.

My great-grandparents immigrated to the U.S. from Pinerolo almost 100 years ago, and created a new life for themselves on a small peach farm in Northern California. My grandmother and her brothers grew up speaking Italian and English, but after their parents’ deaths, their connection to Italy faded. Fortunately, my generation has Facebook, and it was fairly easy for us to reconnect.

My parents, grandmother and I
in front of a castle in Boriasco, near Pinerolo
For the first three days, my parents, grandmother and I stayed in Turin, the biggest city in Piemonte. It is a truly beautiful city and such a nice break from the small, busy streets of Florence. My two cousins Maddalena and Marco were so kind and hospitable; they spent an entire day giving us a tour of the whole city. We saw a few churches, museums and went to the top of a tower to get a view of the whole city. Maddalena is a docent at the Egyptian Museum, which is the second largest after the one in Cairo (that means it’s very big and very impressive). She gave us a private tour and I learned a lot about Egyptian history; however, it was a very long day and I was completely exhausted by the end of it. I briefly thought about cuddling up next to a few mummies, but my mom said that would be impolite…

My cousin Carlotta and I
before her birthday party
After our tour of Turin, we arrived in Pinerolo, which is a small town outside of the city. I met the rest of my relatives here, and spent most of the day with my cousin Carlotta who was getting ready for her big 18th birthday party that night. It’s a little strange for an American to go to an 18th birthday party at a bar, but to the Italians it’s completely normal. Thankfully, most of Carlotta’s friends spoke fairly good English. My conversational Italian still needs A LOT of work (mi chiamo Erin can only get me so far…). Her friends were all very friendly and seemed to think being American is very exciting. I can’t count how many times I was asked to compare my life in California to life on the TV show The OC.

The next day, we ate. And then we ate. And then we ate more. I thought someone might have to roll me home. My cousin and her mother cooked an 18 course lunch for us. OK, I might be exaggerating a little, but it seemed like the food never stopped appearing in front of us. Despite its frightening infinity, it was definitely one of my favorite meals in Italy so far, since everything from the focaccia to the gelato was home made. We didn’t get back to our hotel until 4 pm, and in only a few hours we all met again for round two at dinner. So much food. Did I emphasize this enough?

This is just an example of the types of
delicious food I couldn't stay away from
I am truly lucky I was able to experience a weekend like this. The most special moment to me was seeing the look on my grandmother’s face when she saw her two beloved cousins standing before her. This generation is approaching 90 years old, my grandmother herself over 80, yet each seemed like little girls being reunited with their best friends. Though she has always claimed to not remember how to speak any Italian, my grandmother was able to converse almost fluently with these women who did not know any English.

Before our enormous lunch with the Italians
Listening to them go back and forth about which family member married whom, or who left to work where was so interesting. Even more astounding was that while I listened to these stories, I was sitting in the same kitchen of the same home where my great-grandmother was raised. I don’t think many people can say they’ve experienced something like that!

I know that this was a once in a lifetime experience. I have no idea when I will return to Italy, or if I will ever be able to see this side of my family again, but I am sure that blood runs deep and I will always have a special bond with Pinerolo.


Ciao Ciao!

Erin Engstrom

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GSE Fall 2011 - Florence, Italy
Lorenzo de' Medici - Florence

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Thursday, October 13, 2011

Digging Deeper: Finding Hidden Treasures in Mar del Plata

Early Morning Smiling Faces
by John Elison

Although the schedule said to be at the school at 7am on Friday, a text from Alfredo rang midday on Thursday to the tune of 5:45am. There’s that “be flexible” lesson, again. Most of us didn’t even bother sleeping. That’s what long bus rides are for, right?

Remarkably, we all showed up (mostly) on time and in good spirits. As we left the city I immediately felt different. I didn’t spend time in the bustling city of Buenos Aires when I lived here last. The change of scenery felt like finally coming home.

A Gathering of Friends at the Beach
A couple of stops and a much needed rest later, we arrived at the Havana factory. Havana makes the delicious Argentine treat, alfajores: cookie sandwiches covered in chocolate or merengue with dulce de leche filling. The smell was incredible and everyone was so kind. Bonus: free alfajores!

After the tour, we got our hotel rooms and were free to roam. With amazing luck, an old friend from when I was here last now lives in Mar del Plata. 10 years ago Maria was a cute 17 year old who looks eerily like my little sister. At the time she was studying English. Now, she is an English language professor at an important university. I am so proud of the woman she has become. Wandering the city, slipping back and forth between our shared languages, and re-establishing our friendship is a precious gem of a memory that I am much richer for having.

Alfredo checking out some
gems of the sea
Late that night I made my way back to our room. Traveling changes people and I would like to believe for the better. Most of the gentlemen in our program have traveled before. The time I shared with them only strengthens my faith in this assertion. We did typical guy things; wrestled, told “there was this time” stories, and discussed relationships.

While I can only speak for myself, I would like to think we also became a lot closer. We are strangers to one another, and yet our shared circumstances give us an intimacy that certainly surpasses that of casual friends. I truly hope that I will be able to stay in contact with them. I have no doubt that, like Maria, in ten years I will be proud of who they have become.

The following day we took a wonderful tour of the city. We saw beautiful homes, the ocean, naval yards, and took pictures with sea lions. We ended the tour at the aquarium and saw one of the most important shell collections in the world. Their pearlescent gleam was enchanting.

Sea Lions and Me
That night I made my way to the pier along with two program members. While we sat and chatted about life, our discussion turned serious and so did the weather. As the storm rolled in and the waves turned dark, we felt empowered. Rather than being alarmed by our surroundings, as perhaps we should have been, we recognized that the weather was just a manifestation of our own collaboration. This was a brainstorm manifesting and the kind that brings the ship to port.

We made our way home without ever being rained on. Another gem discovered.

The evening was spent laughing, dancing and eating Mexican food at Coyote Ugly. Once the meal was finished, the restaurant turned into a dance club of several different rooms, each with a different kind of music. The room I ended up in had a live rap duo performing over samples of Cumbia, a South American music style that in Argentina is associated with las villas miserias and the poor. This was globalization at its best. A glorious fusion of music styles triumphantly born out of shared trials.

Complete Immersion
On our last day I made my way to the ocean. I lived here for two years and never swam in the Atlantic. I couldn’t leave again without immersing myself in the waters, just as I have tried to immerse myself in the culture. It isn’t always warm and welcoming, but without a doubt it is worth the effort. In fact, given time, there is nowhere else I’d rather be.

“Life's a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death!” -Auntie Mame


Con gusto,

John Elison

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

A Weekend in Barcelona

by William Laundon
A Market off Las Ramblas
courtesy of Shelby Collins GSE Fall 2011
 
This last Friday Night, we went out as a group with the GSE Barcelona staff for Tapas and then a Flamenco show. Everyone met for a group dinner at a nice Tapas restaurant called La Taverna De Barcelona. If you don’t know, Tapas are small portions of food that are served together to make a full meal. The waiters brought out a selection of different Tapas and Sangria for everyone to share. Most of the Tapas were set on pieces of bread and consisted of some type of meat and vegetable or meat and cheese, but a few were potato based. The Sangria, a kind of wine punch, was some of the best I’ve had. I made sure that I’ll be returning there in the future.

On our walk from the restaurant, we went down Las Ramblas on our way to the Flamenco show. Here I realized that I had forgotten my camera, so I’d like to thank my friend Shelby Collins for the pictures of the market and the Flamenco dancer. We ended up stopping at this little market that was off to one side of the street. Little outdoor shops sold all types of meat and fresh produce along with a lot of different types of sweets. Although we were all stuffed, most everyone decided to go buy some candy or baked goods for desert.

The Flamenco Dancer
courtesy of Shelby Collins GSE Fall 2011
We arrived at the Flamenco place in time for the show at 9:00 pm. I’ve heard of Flamenco before, but I honestly had no idea what it looked like. After going to the show I can tell you that it is something you should definitely do while in Spain. It’s a part of Spanish culture that you don’t often get to experience. I don’t even know how to explain the music. The dancing was rapid and precise with a lot of arm movement.

I encourage anyone reading this to look up a video of someone Flamenco dancing because I cannot do it justice in a description. I can tell you that it was beautiful and very different than anything I’ve seen. The performers and musicians were all extremely talented and made it a great experience.

On Sunday we went to check out the National Day of Cataluña, when Barcelona fell in 1714 and Cataluña became part of Spain. It was actually a fairly somber festival. Thousands of people were in the streets wearing Cataluña flags and chanting. Apparently it is a huge day for proponents of Cataluñan independence.

National Day of Cataluña demonstrators during the march
Although it was all in Catalan, I could tell that most of the signs and speakers were in support of independence from Spain. The protest and march was very peaceful though. I even walked in the street with everyone to take some pictures.


Adios mis Amigos,

Will Laundon

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GSE Fall 2011 - Barcelona, Spain
Autonomous University of Barcelona

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

More Pesto, Per Favore

This is the other side of Vernazza.
I could have stood here for hours
staring at such a beautiful village!
by Erin Engstrom
 
Last weekend, our group went to the beautiful Cinque Terre, a beautiful area in Liguria made up of five villages along the rocky coast line. It took about three hours by train to get there from Florence, which proved to be a little hectic with 40 people. Somehow, our director Chiara and her assistant Martina were able to get everyone there on time. We stayed in a beautiful hotel in the fifth village of Monterosso, merely a two minute walk from the beach. Once again, Chiara picked the perfect place for us to stay!

Shortly after arriving, we went on a hike through all five lands. Chiara guided us on the first, easier part of the hike, and then we were free to go out and explore the next five miles at our own pace. I was a little disappointed at first because one part of the trail was closed and we had to take a train to the next city.

After climbing a hill for an hour, we reached the top
and got this breath taking view of Vernazza,
the fourth village on the hike.
I quickly got over it though, because I realized that a month without visiting a gym has taken a severe toll on my stamina. We had to stop for emergency gelato in one village. Even though we were all panting and sweating while climbing and descending hundreds of stone steps and thin trails, I was completely blown away by the beauty of the area. The water was the turquoise color I’ve only seen in magazines and on post cards, and the brightly painted villages were unreal.

Five minutes later,
everything on that plate disappeared.
That night, we had a group dinner at a delicious restaurant in Old Town Monterosso. I engorged myself with fresh sea food and pesto. I’d like to say I ate so much because I needed to after a big hike, but I think I would have cleaned my plate regardless. It was clear that everything they served was fresh and handmade. This is pesto-land and I took full advantage of it.

Because it was Molly’s birthday, after dinner our whole group went out to the only bar in Monterosso, which ironically called itself an “American bar”. It was great to bond as a group and be able to explore the area on our own. We stumbled across an impromptu street party with families and friends from all over the world dancing together. It was a night I won’t shortly forget!

The rain doesn't stop us from swimming in Mediterranean!
It seemed like the gods were angry by how much fun we had the previous day, because it poured rain all day Sunday. Fortunately, it didn’t hinder us from swimming in the ocean (it was warmer in the water than outside anyway!) I had another amazing meal with a few friends at a restaurant that overlooked the beach, and then walked around the village.

I think what made this weekend so fun was that we had so much free time. While tours and organized activities are great, it was refreshing to be able to discover all of the great sights in Cinque Terre on my own. It felt like I was getting the real experience of the area, and not just the part that tourists see. I had such a fun weekend, and I definitely hope I can return at some point in my life!

Ciao Ciao Bellas!

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GSE Fall 2011 - Florence, Italy
Lorenzo de' Medici - Florence

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