My name is James and I was part of the English Teaching Fellowshipprogramme for the 5 month period and I was based in Cali. Like most of you, I didn´t really know what to expect from the programme or actually living in Colombia, so I hope this will help and answer any questions or quell any worries you may have.
The past five months of my life have been an ongoing adventure. I rode a horse to an UNESCO World Heritage Site, hiked through the world’s largest palm trees, eaten way past the point of being full, bathed in natural hot springs, taken a bus without fully knowing my destination, bodysurfed in the Pacific Ocean for the first time, averaged around three cups of delicious coffee a day, watched the sunset from the top of a mountain, and got lost way too many times to count.Continue reading →
Stretching more than 2,600 miles down the western coast and averaging only 109 miles wide, Chile is the skinniest country in South America. Also, it is home to many natural wonders: the driest desert in the world in the north, the endless coastal area in the west, the majestic Andes in the east and the smoky and snow-covered volcanos in the south. The Easter Island and the Robinson Crusoe Island in the Pacific Ocean are definitely also among the main attractions of the country. Continue reading →
Volunteer Program at the Villa Rumpial animal shelter, Córdoba
What does this animal shelter do?
This mainly horse shelter (but also packed with other animals, mostly dogs) is run by Jorge and Claudia’s family. They have spent the past 20 years rescuing and healing ill-treated horses. They work hand –in-hand with their 4 daughters: twins Macarena and Micaela (13 years old), Lourdes (8) and Gema (only 3 years old) Continue reading →
Since we are settled in more than 20 cities across Latin America, it is essential for you to have precise information about each destination. Sometimes the best decisions are not the easiest ones… But do not worry; we are going to help you! Continue reading →
Even though Argentina has had a pretty rough time of it in terms of its economy — an unstoppable rise in inflation, the vulture funds, and an incredible loss against the US dollar — it’s tourism sector has managed to do fairly well.
Parque Independencia in Rosario. Photo by Freedom Hostel Rosario / Facebook
If you’re visiting Argentina, one of the many cities you could choose to visit is Rosario. Many would argue that it’s one of the country’s most important locations. Connecting Worlds goes out to discover why…