Author Archives: Megan Griffin

Burger King! Burger King! Burger King!

Once again, I am ridiculous. It has been far too long since my last blog. Part of my problem, this time around, is general lack of funding. I’ve had to become much more creative this semester in finding economical activities! … Continue reading

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Two Songs

OK, this is shameful. And ridiculous. Almost two months without a blog post! Everyone here jokes that I speak really crudely–English and Spanish–so I’ll tell you what I’m going to do, in my typical, crass, way. I’m going to blog … Continue reading

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Fast-forwarding

When I was coming up my dad always used to say to me, “Meg, don’t wish your life away.” At those moments I would still pine for some goal at hand–high school graduation, a vacation, a paper deadline. Only now … Continue reading

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El Grito

The Mexican Constitution says it’s illegal for internationals to participate in local political activity. But what to do when it’s time for the national “Grito de Dolores” that marks the beginning of Mexico’s war for independence? As it turns out, … Continue reading

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I’m on a bus!

Taking the bus in Mérida is simple, but it’s not easy. Bus stories are probably pretty common in travel blogs, but they have been distinctive enough to be worth mentioning. Buses here e cheap – 3 pesos for students, 6 … Continue reading

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Pre-Amazon

I have been instructed by my friend Carolyn not to write about how nervous and excited I am to study abroad. I am very nervous–this sort of feels like the beginning of freshman year all over again–and extremely excited to … Continue reading

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