Los Roques, Just a Paradise

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I loved being in Los Roques. This place is breathtaking; out of this world. Can you believe? I have never been in “Los Roques” until 2010, when I decided to visit it. I was so tired for my job; I needed to take a break. So, I started to search a tourism agency to buy a weekend book. When finally I found one, I bought it immediately. First, I took a really small airplane; I have to say I was absolutely scared. I felt we could have fallen down, however nothing happen. And, I enjoyed the awe-inspiring view from the air. I thought what amazing Venezuela could be!

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Los Roques is located in the North of Venezuela. In my opinion you never regret to visit if you decide to go there. This is a park consisting in about 350 small islands. Te bigger one is “El Gran Roque” where I stayed and it has tourism structure, such a hotel, and airport, so on. I spent in “Los Roques archipelago” three days it was not enough but I was satisfied with this experience. The first day, I had visited Madrisqui. It is spectacular, the color of the ocean, the white sand, the sound. The second day, I had taken a long trip to visit “Cayo de Agua” and “Crasqui”. Both were absolutely marvelous. In Cayo de Agua, I felt in other world, relaxed between two coastlines. Magnificent is the word could put into words what I saw.

The Third day, I visited to Francisqui, it is as a swimming pool, beautiful, and enjoyable.

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There are a lot of activities you can do if you choose it such as snorking, diving, windsurfing, and kite surfing. To people who just to want to enjoy the landscape, the coastline, as me, it is a must visit. The weekend I stayed there I could see the full moon at night I fall in love it was a deep moments. I could have seen for all night it, I learn one time more there is no ordinary moment.

Boston… First snow

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Boston has many meaning for me. It was a dream, a goal, new friends, English speaking experience, new culture, and new challenge.

Boston is the capital of the U.S state of Massachusetts, and it was founded in 1630 by Puritan colonist from England. Its nicknamed is “The walking City”. This was a student travel, because I needed to do an internship to get my Urban Design degree that I was studying in Venezuela Central University. It was a wonderful opportunities to me in many aspects. Thought I got clarity about what I would like to be in the following years. My best roommate was Adriana; actually I am grateful for having her as a friend nowadays. We did the project internship together and 18 was our qualification. Back Bay was place to do that project, we had written about its urban spaces, streets, how building conform the urban border.

Back Bay has Victorian brownstone homes and it is considered one of the best-preserved examples of 19th century urban design in the United States. It was influenced by Haussmann’s renovation of Paris. Numerous notable building you can find there as a Trinity Church, The John Hancock Tower, Boston Public Library.

Marvelous moments

As a part internship we had to give a speech to Fenway Community. My student group was conforming for Carola, Abigail, Adriana, Isabella and I. Carola was who gave that because she could speak in English very well. Carola did a very well done job, in my opinion.

We visited the Harvard University, and we could see a final project term I really enjoyed it. Also I looked up the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Boston University. I thought Oh my god in this place I would like to study I felt amused.

The day before I came back to Venezuela, had started to snow a little bit as you can imagine I was really impressed it was my first time I saw the snow.

Everyday my friend made me talk in English they did not help sometimes; they said that I had to practice my English. While I was studying Urban Design I studied English as well. I finished it maybe a year after. I usually did talk with my boyfriend who is not anymore! That’s life.

The picture where I am it was taken by Adriana Luis, my lovely friend!