El ultimo/the last one!! See you later Peru!!
Aug28

El ultimo/the last one!! See you later Peru!!

During my weeks in Peru I learned many things and made such great friends. I had such a good experience learning about my own culture on my own and have so much more to appreciate the wonderful landscape as well as the people. Through CIS abroad, I had many advantages and opportunities to enjoy certain areas I had never been to. My teachers did such a good job to make me understand clearly, and I do feel that I've reached my goals...

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Machu Picchu, part 2
Aug21

Machu Picchu, part 2

Coming down from Wayna Picchu was a bit of a pain because hiking up for an hour and a half made my legs shaky coming down from there. Step by step, I made it back to the entrance, signed my name out, and on with the tour!! Off to see Machu Picchu! Some of the steps to get up to the main scene where all the famous pictures are taken were partially redone and not original. On our way heading to the top of Machu Picchu and while our tour...

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Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, and Wayna Picchu
Aug21

Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, and Wayna Picchu

Hey everyone! Probably the best highlight out of studying abroad was seeing one of the seven wonders in the world, Machu Picchu. Although it was sad for once not to spend Father’s Day with my father, I sure did appreciate more than ever the fact that without him I would not have had the opportunity to experience all that I have during my stay in Cuzco. To start my journey off to Machu Picchu the whole group took an hour and a half...

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City tour of Cusco
Jul26

City tour of Cusco

Hello all, I know it has been a while since I have posted but I was having trouble overseas with the internet, and now that I'm back I can't wait to tell all my stories from Peru. Well, the first tour CIS made for all of us was the city tour. I got the chance to go into places I was not able to go before since I didn't have a ticket. We got to see the inside of the main Cathedral in the main plaza, and Inca ruins that remained in the...

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Corpus Christie in Cuzco, Peru!!

hey everyone =) I have not realized that i picked the best month to study abroad in Cuzco, Peru. I had no idea there was so much going on in the month of june. It is legit the month of festivals besides the big one at the end of june called Inti Raymi. Well this past thursday I did not go to school because its holiday for everyone in Cuzco, it was Corpus Christie!! Now I did not know what this was until I looked it up and witnessed it...

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Long way from home and flights but I am finally here in Cusco, Peru!

Hi I am Vanessa, I am now an upcoming junior, and I will be travelling to Cusco, Peru.  I wil be taking two spanish courses during my stay so I can improve on my spanish. It is sad leaving my friends and family but I am also very exciting to know what Cusco has to offer me. After a very long from Newark to Lima and then another flight to Cusco, I am finally here. The city is amazing and although for the first day I had a bit of...

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