I love it here already. It's been only 3 days and I think I could live here. We've spent the past 4 days or so getting acquainted with the city. This has given us the chance to ride the Metro (subway) and take Transantiago (the bus) all around to various parts of the city like downtown and other shopping places. The coolest part of the city is that there's people everywhere. No matter where you are, there's people walking the streets getting wherever it is they're going. I can't wait to tell you more, but I wanted to first update you with some picture of some sites. Today we went to church and it was an incredible experience. It's a blast here, but also really amazing. I can't wait to learn more Spanish so I can carry on conversations with people without looking incompetent. Anyways, here's some pics and I'll get back soon. We're headed out to a retreat with the Aggies in a few minutes and I have to get going. We'll be back on Tuesday or Wednesday. Peace to you all.
Above: Plaza de Armas in downtown Santiago.
Right: The Catholic church at Plaza de Armas.
Left: Plaza with statue of
Simone Bolivar, who liberated
Left: inside the church at the Plaza
Sunday, June 10, 2007
Posted by Jerms at 4:14 PM