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It’s not what you see, it’s who you see

Filed in Blog, Peru by on July 12, 2018
It’s not what you see, it’s who you see

by Kelli D. Even when you’re a world apart These friends last deep in your heart I know, it’s sappy to read and say But I wouldn’t have it any other way You throw 18 strangers all in the same place And they build connections that are hard to erase Our majors are different Our […]

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Jugo de Peru / Because it’s Monday

Filed in Blog, Peru by on June 27, 2018
Jugo de Peru / Because it’s Monday

by Kelli D. Jugo de Peru: A smoothie to me and you Below is a picture of a traditional juice (jugo) de Peru. So far, the fresh fruit every morning has been my favorite part of staying here in Peru! It is so sweet and rich, I cannot even imagine how good chocolate covered strawberries […]

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Sea beautiful, see sick

Filed in Blog, Peru by on June 18, 2018
Sea beautiful, see sick

by Kelli D. Here’s a tale that happened not long ago In fact, it happened yesterday y era extraño You see I saw the sea Maybe it’s just me But you might also agree That to be by the sea, carefree, working toward a degree In actuality, is the most gleeful place to be On […]

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Adventuring abroad – week 4

Filed in Blog, Peru by on May 3, 2018
Adventuring abroad – week 4

by Kendra N. This week marks a month of being here in Lima. My time here has been flying by and this week was no exception. This week we had our first holiday break, so some friends and I took our first trip out of Lima. It was so great to be able to see […]

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A new home, week three

Filed in Blog, Peru by on April 30, 2018
A new home, week three

by Kendra N. This week flew by. I cannot believe that I’m already in my fourth week here as I write this, meaning I’ve been here for a MONTH!? This was our first “normal week” with full on classes that we are registered for. But next week is our first break and trip of the […]

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Here we are! Week two already

Filed in Blog, Peru by on April 24, 2018
Here we are! Week two already

by Kendra N. This week has been a whirlwind of stress, adventure, and learning. This was our first week of “classes” at the university. So, all week we have been trying to figure out classes, schedules, credits and registration. However, there has also been time for adventuring and fun activities. On Saturday, we had a […]

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My first week in Peru

Filed in Blog, Peru by on April 11, 2018
My first week in Peru

by Kendra N. This has been such an eventful week — orientation is pretty intense and involves a lot of activities. However, it’s worth it. I love getting to know the people in my program and the city of Lima. The gist of this week has been about getting to know each other, the university […]

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La sorpresa

Filed in Blog, Peru, Scholarship, Smith Family Scholarship by on June 28, 2015
La sorpresa

La sorpresa means “the surprise” in Spanish and that’s exactly what la crepería was at the end of the street in the San Blas neighborhood in Cusco, Perú. La Boheme was a place my roommate heard about a week before our departure and we both wanted to venture through San Blas, the art district of […]

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Why study abroad? | Student perspectives

Why study abroad? | Student perspectives

Students from the University of Missouri share benefits on studying abroad. Learn more: international.missouri.edu/getting-started.

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Los fotos de mi viaje

Filed in Blog, Peru, Smith Family Scholarship by on June 25, 2013
Los fotos de mi viaje

Pictures of my trip to Cusco, Peru, including a visit to Machu Picchu to watch the sunrise.

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