Back in Finland

Approximately 10 months ago I was thinking: ”what the fuck am I doing?”. I was in an aeroplane on the way to a continent I’ve never been to, to a country which language I did not speak nor understand, to a city I barely knew more than the name of it. With no-one I knew,…

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Semestre primavera – Completed modules

It is time to announce that I passed all the courses of spring semester, with pretty good grades. Here i will describe the courses I took briefly and value them for my studies. Espanol intermedio: My second module of Spanish language in México. Last semester I started with basic Spanish, and for the second semester…

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Fixing some stereotypes

Allright, now when I’ve lived and explored this amazing country, pretty well, I can start to confirm and uncorfirm some expectations and stereotypes I had , and people overall have about México. Hats, sombreros: You’ve seen too much Hollywood movies, the huge sombreros and the ranchero hats are mostly past. I was also expecting that…

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Travel to Tijuana and California

Now, when all my courses are complete and I still have some time before having to return home, I decided to still visit one for me still unknown part of México, the famous Tijuana at Baja California. Tijuana is a city built next to the border of United States, and the border is always right…

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Semana Santa “The holy week”

Semana Santa is the Méxican spring break starting at the end ot the first week of april. We took also some days off the university to extend our holiday to, of course, be able to travel more. And with proudness, I can honestly say that we did some heck of a travel.   On Thursday,…

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Ciudad de México

I had been waiting this for long time, and finally i flew to México city with couple of friends. Ive seen this huge 25 million people metropol once from the airplane, when we changed planes in airport of México city on our way back from Oáxaca. I booked a hotel close to the centro historico,…

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Zacatecas y Real de Catorce

With seven friends, we rented two cars and drove first to the old silver mine town of Zacatecas. I was impressed, the city is really beautiful and the buildings built with the commerce gained from silver were truly amazing. After some problems, we were able to get the tickets to the “El mina de eden”…

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Houston

Last weekend we decided to go to Texas, and aim to Houston, the fourth biggest city in United States. We were a group of ten people, only guys (trust me, this way its MUCH easyer, as I found out on my another trip). We were from Finland, Denmark and Netherlands, so culturally pretty similar people….

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Where did I go?

During my holidays, I went to see very different parts of México than the city where I lived all of the first semester. Because a picture tells more than thousand words, Ill just add here a list of places I visited with some of the most amazing picks I took on the road 🙂 Estado…

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Holidays

Finally the christmas holidays start and I have time for traveling. Im gonna see as many places in México as possible!   About the studies so far: I passed all except one module of the five academic modules I took at the beginning of semester. My modules were pretty random because I didnt get almost…

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