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  • Santo Domingo Museum, Yagul, Tlacalula Market

    Santo Domingo Museum, Yagul, Tlacalula Market
    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    Hola amigos! This past week we had many ups and downs. Two weeks ago we started our “tracks” in which we chose to take classes in Food Systems, Botany, or Spanish, depending on our individual interests and majors/minors. I chose Spanish myself and it turned out to be a little more than I bargained for, yet [...]
    Posted March 26, 2012.
  • Beach Hopping + Village Stays

    Beach Hopping + Village Stays
    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
      It’s been a long time since I’ve posted which leaves a lot of catching up to do. Two weeks ago we finished our 6 week session at the language school, Solexico, and had four days reserved for research on our independent projects. This time, of course, was spent unproductively enjoying Oaxaca state’s beautiful beaches [...]
    Posted March 12, 2012.
  • A weekend in Capulalpam

    A weekend in Capulalpam
    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    Hola todos! In my most recent field trip, my group and I traveled to the small pueblo of Capulalpam located in the mountains of Oaxaca. Unlike the city and most of its surroundings, these mountains were full of vegetation, potable water and refreshingly clean air; the experience was reminiscent of Vermont during springtime. The trip [...]
    Posted February 13, 2012.
  • Sarah's fourth week in Oaxaca!

    Sarah's fourth week in Oaxaca!
    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    Hola todos! This is my fourth week in Oaxaca, Mexico and I’m still not bored of the food, the city, or the people and I don’t expect I ever will. It seems there are endless things to discover here and I will never stop learning or enjoying this place! For example, this week we traveled [...]
    Posted February 06, 2012.
  • GLOBAL GRAM- Week of Jan 30

    GLOBAL GRAM- Week of Jan 30
    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    GLOBAL GRAM – Week of Jan. 30 Sarah’s New Blog Post: Third Week in Oaxaca! Read all about her third week here. EVENTS THIS WEEK: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Tavola Italiana Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Description: TAVOLA ITALIANA: Join in for informal Italian conversation hour! Meet at the tables between the Marche and Alice’s Cafe. 5:00…[Read more]
    Posted January 30, 2012.
  • Third week in Oaxaca!

    Third week in Oaxaca!
    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    Hola todos! Although this is my third week here in Oaxaca, I still have many things to learn about the culture and people of Mexico. For example, towards the end of the week, we traveled to a village outside the city called Santa Ana del Valle and spent a night there. There, we stayed with [...]
    Posted January 30, 2012.
  • Global Gram: Week of Jan 23

    Global Gram: Week of Jan 23
    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
      Welcome back! Hope the first week of classes went well. It’s a busy second week of the semester in the Global Village. NEW THIS SEMESTER: Sarah Leidinger will be writing for the Global Village blog while studying abroad in Oaxaca this semester. Exciting! Please check out her first post here. EVENTS THIS WEEK: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 <a …[Read more]
    Posted January 23, 2012.
  • Sarah's first Oaxaca post!

    Sarah's first Oaxaca post!
    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    Hola todos! My name is Sarah Leidinger and I’m a sophomore currently studying abroad in Oaxaca, Mexico for the semester with the UVM Oaxaca program. Before I applied for the program, I knew I wanted to go abroad for a semester and had my heart set on doing a semester abroad in Spain during my [...]
    Posted January 23, 2012.
  • Global Village Open Suite Night!

    Global Village Open Suite Night!
    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    Scenes from last night’s Global Village Open Suite night!
    Posted September 14, 2011.
  • JESSICA: Let's Talk Politics

    JESSICA: Let's Talk Politics
    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    Let’s Talk Politics! I don’t know how many of you have been watching the news, or keeping up whats going on in this region, but there’s a a new Middle East forming! What a time to be here with all the recent events that started with Tunisia and Egypt overthrowing there leaders and are now [...]
    Posted May 04, 2011.
  • JEN: Trip to Moscow

    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    я люблю тебя москва! Hello all! I hope you’re all enjoying the spring weather- It’s gotten significantly nicer here so I can only imagine what it’s like in the States! Almost all the snow has melted and the majority of the canals are rid of the massive ice chunks they were previously covered in. Today is [...]
    Posted April 14, 2011.
  • JEN: Transportation in Russia

    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    Hi Everyone! Today I’m writing a little bit about, in my opinion, one of the most interesting aspects of life in St. Petersburg- Transportation. In Glastonbury, my experience with public transportation reached no further than taking the bus to and from school, which doesn’t really even count. Burlington was no better, I used the city [...]
    Posted March 21, 2011.
  • JESSICA: Drip Drop, Lets Talk Water!

    JESSICA: Drip Drop, Lets Talk Water!
    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    So much to say I don’t even know where to start! We almost ran out of water last week and I was afraid I couldn’t shower and I also went to the Dead Sea! Water poverty- Jordan is the 4th poorest water country in the world. People here just don’t have much water and have [...]
    Posted March 18, 2011.
  • JEN: Schedule in Russia

    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    Hi guys! Can you believe it’s almost the end of my fifth week in St. Petersburg? I definitely can’t- time is flying by so quickly this semester. Right now I’m in the library at school on a break between classes, so I figured I’d do a post about what I’m studying here and how my [...]
    Posted March 02, 2011.
  • JESSICA: Poverty in Jordan

    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    This week I want to talk about one of the biggest problems facing the Middle East- poverty.  The average  Jordanian makes about $5000 U.S. dollars a year. The average American makes about $45,000 U.S. dollars a year. This gap is bewildering to me. I can’t comprehend how anyone can live on such a little amount, [...]
    Posted February 28, 2011.
  • JEN: Where she lives

    JEN: Where she lives
    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    Hey guys! So today I thought I’d just do a little post about where I live. St.Petersburg is a really interesting city in the fact that it is divided in many parts by the Neva River, which create separate islands throughout the city. Therefore, the area is covered in really beautiful canals and bridges.  I [...]
    Posted February 23, 2011.
  • JESSICA: First few weeks in Jordan

    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    Hi Everyone! Sorry I have not written yet. My time here has been crazy and I have had little to no Internet! I am so used to being able to access the computer and get things I need instantly that life here is a big adjustment. Also- I can only access the Internet at a [...]
    Posted February 22, 2011.
  • JEN: First few weeks in St. Petersburg!

    JEN: First few weeks in St. Petersburg!
    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    Hello UVM! I’m sorry it has been so long since my last post!  I have been her for almost three weeks and despite some initial setbacks getting a stable internet connection I have finally figured everything out and I will be posting much more regularly from here on out! I flew out of Boston on [...]
    Posted February 15, 2011.
  • STUDYING ABROAD: Meet Our Spring 2011 Bloggers!

    STUDYING ABROAD: Meet Our Spring 2011 Bloggers!
    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    Jen Anderson Hello! or as they say in Russian ‘Привет’! My name is Jen Anderson , I’m twenty years old and I am originally from Glastonbury, Connecticut. I’m in my junior year here at The University of Vermont where I major in Russian Language and minor in English. I absolutely love UVM and have thoroughly enjoyed every second of my time [...]
    Posted January 24, 2011.
  • TRAVEL BLOG: Sam’s Final Entry from Japan

    TRAVEL BLOG: Sam’s Final Entry from Japan
    gvrlc on Global Village's Blog
    Hey, everyone!  So this is my last entry for the semester and I really appreciate those of you who have checked out my blog.  This last entry might sound a bit pessimistic, but it features a good message.  It deals with what I learned from this whole experience and what others can do if he/she [...]
    Posted May 10, 2010.