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Keeping track..

I realise I haven’t written anything here in a while and to be honest there is so much that happened during this time that I’m not sure I can do these weeks justice with a blog post, however long and detailed. 1,011 more words

Crossing the street in India

Tumults, uproar, commotion, are all synonyms of crossing the street in India. To those who have never attempted to do it, this subject might sound silly or irrelevant. 582 more words


Vivir-trabajar-comer-pensar en otro idioma.

Hola Hola Mundo!

He regresado! … Bueno voy a turnarme para escribir en espaniol y en inglés. (Como saben estoy en Hamburg y el teclado de la oficina donde trabajo es alemán -sin opción a modificarse-, así que disculpen otra vez por la ~n). 332 more words








Cultural Shock

Day Ten

Today has been maybe the most boring day out of all but still not lacking productivity. These are some things I achieved:

  • Contacted Argentina about reducing my volunteering to 2 weeks instead of 4.
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I am a Survivor

Coming to the Netherlands and adjusting in this completely different culture was like putting the pieces of a very complex jigsaw puzzle together. In my initial years it was so damn hard to put all the pieces on the right place. 220 more words

Complex Cultural Settings

You know you are in the Philippines...

In the Philippines, most women become Mums in their 20s. Even though the new generation tends to have less children, most of the Filipinas have between 4 and 6 kiddos when they reach 35. 81 more words