Category Archives: Brenna Cameron ’14, Chile

Read posts by Brenna Cameron ’13 from Chile (Spring 2013)

Witnessing Life

I have had a life changing experience this week. Not that this whole trip hasn’t been life changing, but I haven’t stopped thinking about this event since it happened and I can’t wait to share it with all of you. … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Most Beautiful Place on Earth

This past weekend I went to the driest desert in the world, located in the north of Chile around a small town called San Pedro de Atacama. I left Thursday evening, ready for a trip of a lifetime. Although I … Continue reading

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When Sick in a Foreign Country Take Two Doses of an Open Mind

I haven’t written in a couple weeks, partly because I was in Buenos Aires for a week and the other reason, because I was sick. Before going to Buenos Aires, I had full intention of writing about one of my … Continue reading

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Crecimiento

One of the biggest reasons I chose the program here in Santiago, over any other program in the world that Puget Sound offered, was because they have a class called Observación Clínica where I would have the opportunity to shadow … Continue reading

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Top 11 Chilean Cultural Quirks (I Couldn’t Pick Just 10)

The theme of this week was very similar to that of last week—learning to deal with challenges. I bought another ticket to Mendoza and again, the trip was cancelled due to bad weather in the mountains. I enjoyed a spontaneous … Continue reading

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Adding a Little Spice

Studying abroad has already presented me with so many obstacles. Obstacles that I’ve gladly approached and usually overcome with success. But there seems to be a theme with the obstacles. While obviously there are distinct obstacles that come with studying … Continue reading

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Finally Feeling Like a Chilean

I haven’t posted in a while, and I must give an explanation. Last week I went to the bottom of the earth—Patagonia. I spent 4 glorious days hiking around the national park Torres del Paine, seeing some of the most … Continue reading

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The Perfect Pair — Hiking and Salsa

Last weekend I decided to stay in Santiago rather than traveling out of the city. With orientation just ended, it was our first time to really relax and have some substantial time to explore our surroundings. A group of us … Continue reading

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Please Take the Next Number, It Will be About 4 Hours

This week has basically been my first week by myself in the city. When I say this, I mean that I wasn’t in a classroom for orientation all day and had to navigate the city by myself. With this new … Continue reading

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Una Buena Primera Semana

I’ve successfully completed my first week in Chile! I don’t know where to even begin. Orientation has been extremely overwhelming with tons of information. It’s been easier to understand and talk in Spanish than I thought it would be. I … Continue reading

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