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  • Day 37 - Estancia Sayta!Wow, what an incredible day!! Picked up at the hostel at 9 and taken an hour South to a traditional Argentinian Gaucho ranch (estancia) where we were met by Enrique (who owns the ranch), Saskia (a 30 year old Belgian Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | Jun 7, 2013
  • Day 36 SaltaSo finally end of another crazy bus journey-great relief to know we don't have to do that for another few days. As soon as we got to the hostel Carys and Caitlin headed to bed for as few hours. Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | Jun 6, 2013
  • Day 20 Past tenseZoe- spent the morning in outpatients, it's probably really interesting but after the first patient no-one even tried to explain to me what was going on in Spanish so I think I know roughly what was wrong with each patient, Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 21, 2013
  • Day 29 - beauty and culture :)First day of our holiday!!! So naturally we were up at 7.45 for our day out in Tigre :) after realising Tom's instructions on getting the bus weren't quite accurate we gave up and got the train. Tigre is an Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 30, 2013
  • Puerto MadrynOur flight from El Calafate took off at its newly scheduled time and as it did on the way down began its hops back up the coast. 40mins later we arrived at the first stop. After about 20mins of faffing Posted by awowchuk in Brazil to Belize and adventure inbetween | Jun 8, 2013
  • Day 35 Friendly CorrientesPrompt start to the day as we got off the bus at 6.30, slightly dishevelled and bleary eyed. As soon as it was light we headed into town and started with a walk along the beautiful Costañera- the promenade Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | Jun 6, 2013
  • Day 34 Carys es enfermoTrue chill out day, packed and ready for our bus journeys. Unfortunately Carys weoke up feeling rather achy which then progressed to her really not being very well at all, grey is not a normal description of complexion. Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | Jun 4, 2013
  • Day 33 Argentinian fallsSuch an incredible day, I don't think words can really do these justice, the views just seemed to get better and better.  Initially we walked down the Gargantum  del Diablo and stood looking over the top of the falls where Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | Jun 3, 2013
  • Day 32 BrazilAmazing day! We spent the morning in the Brazilian Iguassu National Park walking into other spray of these incredible waterfalls and taking lots of beautiful photographs..... We then took the free (as Carys wants to point out) 'panoramic elevator' for Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | Jun 2, 2013
  • El CalafateThe next morning we had to get up very early to make our flight. We knew when we'd booked our flight down to El Calafate, in the South of Patagonia, that we were flying with the old military airline because Posted by awowchuk in Brazil to Belize and adventure inbetween | Jun 4, 2013
  • Day 30 Caitlin arrives!Ok so we may have missed that the girl standing at the desk was Caitlin until she turned around spoke to us but it's only because we weren't expecting to see her just then! What we'd planned to be Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 31, 2013
  • Day 28 Time to leaveWhilst Carys slept off last night´s wine I got up and went to 7.30am theatre for the last time. Again it involved a lot of waiting around but I was much more clued up and grabbed a stool for Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | Jun 4, 2013
  • Day 25-Friendly bunk-bed buddiesVery friendly bunk bad buuddy got put to bed paralytically drunk on the top bed where Carys was sleeping and half an hour later proceeded to throw up down the side on to her sheets......lovely. I got really angry Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 26, 2013
  • Day 24- HangoverWish I could find another fitting title for this but that one word pretty much sums it up. Spirit's here are nasty..don´t think either of us will be partaking again in a hurry. Received a text from César Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | Jun 4, 2013
  • Day 23-Queen'sCaitlin´s Birthday-see I got the date right this year!!!! Zoe-sat drafting this whilst waiting in the hospital cafe for Nico-arranged to meet me here at 10am then at 9.40 text me telling me to make it 11am-it takes 45mins to get Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | Jun 4, 2013
  • Day 22 AllergiesZoe: Woke up with the beginnings of a fabulous cold, blurgh. Eventually arrived at Los Arroyes Sanatorio after figuring out I´d been given the wrong address and even forgave Nico when he told me that he´d been called in Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | Jun 4, 2013
  • THE PEOPLE - THE SOCIAL SCENEI cannot count how many time I felt in love with the people here. There are really sweet with you, always ready to help you, they love to speak to share maté. The service as a customer you receive is Posted by bubbles89 in Por fin lleguaste | Jun 3, 2013
  • EL TRENAll depends what line you use, let's say that some are nicer than others. The ride in the train is SLOW, really slow, often the doors stay opened, it is mainly useby the low class people as you get in Posted by bubbles89 in Por fin lleguaste | Jun 3, 2013
  • Los colectivosYou will quickly realized that the bus system in Buenos Aires is amazing and the best way to go from one point to another. Sure in the begining, it is not easy to get it, there are so many and Posted by bubbles89 in Por fin lleguaste | Jun 3, 2013
  • Day 27 Carys's last day of placement as a student!Waking up to the sound of hammering rain is never good, but even less so when you put washing outside to dry the night before... So much for pink sky at night! When I arrived at the hospital Dr Aguila Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 31, 2013
  • Day 26 Empenada queensZoe: started the day with a wait in the Guardia coffee room with my novel, progressing to a whistle stop Spanish tour of our patients with Jose. I then repeated the exercise with Nico and S Crisci the consultant-awkward conversation Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 28, 2013
  • Day 16 Social butterflies8am pick up was slightly painful this morning... and sitting in HIV for the whole morning really didn't improve things! So I was very glad of the Spanish lesson excuse to leave early today! Zoe: Yes difficult morning, crazy tiredness is Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 27, 2013
  • Day 21 Ladies who lunchZoe - I skived placement altogther today and spent (part of) the day writing an article based on my project. Carys got home at lunch time after a morning mostly spent reading the Hunger Games whilst waiting for Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 27, 2013
  • Memorial March at Plaza de MayoOn March 24, we witnessed the 37th Memorial March for the Overthrow of the Military Coup. This demonstration marked the end of the Golpe de Estado, the fall of the military dictatorship, and the denouncement of human rights abuses that Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | May 26, 2013
  • Santa Maria (Del Buen Ayre) Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | May 26, 2013
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