Thursday, April 30, 2009
AFSer Tahoma: First Months in Brazil
I thought that the beginning would be the hardest, not understanding the language, not knowing anyone, everything being unfamiliar. I thought that I would have a crash upon arrival and have a spell of homesickness. But that didn't happen. Instead the hardest part was about a week or two ago, about two months into my stay here.
In the beginning everything is new, and so, not understanding anything and being the new foreign kid worked to my advantage. Everyone at school wanted to talk to me, all sorts of new amazing foods were coming at me, I was seeing new things all the time every day! Read more.
AFS offers year and semester programs to Brazil.