Category: Pontificia Universidad Catolica (PUC)

Cachai?: Las Palabras Chilenas

Hola amigos! I should have done a post about this earlier on, but it is better late than never. So, kind of like Philly and its use of “jawn”, Chile has loads of words that you will not hear anywhere else. They are specific to Chile and nowhere else. Thus, I thought it would helpful ...

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Cachai?: San Carlos de Apoquindo

This weekend I finally went trekking! For the long while I have been staying here, I have tried to set up several days to visit one of the various large mountains in Chile (especially those near Santiago), but the way the cards laid out most times it just did not come into fruition until recently. ...

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Cachai?:Fiestas Patrias

Hola amigos, qué tal? This weekend (specifically September 18th and 19th), including Monday, was what is known in Chile as Fiestas Patrias (National Holidays). Most often you will here the holiday referred to as “el Dieciocho” because a majority of the celebrations occur on the 18th; however, it is possible for events and festivals (fondas) ...

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Cachai?: Viña Undurraga

Hola amigos! So after a long stressful weekend full of two exams, I definitely needed to treat myself and what better treat then trying out different kinds of wine (vino)! Joining CAUC on another one of their events, our group met up to take a bus out of Santiago and to a place called Viña ...

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Cachai?: Fantasilandia

Hola amigos! Since I had 2 exams coming up, I did not have much time this weekend to go out. Nonetheless, I did not want to completely stay indoors so my friend Lua and I took it upon ourselves to use half of Sunday (September 4th) to go out and the other half to study ...

Cachai?: Tour de Plaza de Armas y Santa Lucia

Hola amigos! On one of my recent adventures I went on a tour of Plaza de Armas with my friend and her Tandem partner. Before I continue and just completely leave you guys wondering what Tandem is, let me just explain it. So for foreign exchange students who want to improve their language or Chileans ...

Cachai?: Valio la Pena

Hola amigos! This is your boy Anthony with another adventure to tell you guys about. Though I did not got much studying done, I had quite the eventful weekend which I am completely glad about honestly. I noticed that I was stressing myself too much with classes and that I should not waste my weekends ...