Ecuador

Adjusting to Ecuador: My Host Family

It is difficult to be thrust into a new life especially if you are in a new country with different customs and traditions. I had the advantage of speaking fluent Spanish and sharing many of the same customs that Ecuadorians have and yet adjusting was still a challenge. The type of Spanish spoken here varies… Continue reading Adjusting to Ecuador: My Host Family

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Ecuador · Mexico

A Mexican in Ecuador: Joining Peace Corps

My parents and many of their family members arrived to the United States about 4 years before I was born. Growing up I had a tight-knit family in a Spanish-speaking environment where I came to value family relations and Mexican traditions. Catholic religious holidays came to be a staple of my childhood as did the… Continue reading A Mexican in Ecuador: Joining Peace Corps