Thoughts on the Silver Mine Tour in Potosi

Potosi, Bolivia, a pleasant enough town in the centre, but the chief reason for tourists to go is to take a tour in the silver mines in the hills that surround this town. And that’s why I stopped there. Why did I want to visit a silver mine? Well, to be honest, it was something …

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World Journeys Podcast – Moving to Australia and Citizenship with Susy C-C (Series 2 Ep 4)

Yes, another episode of the World Journeys Podcast! In this one, Andrew chats with Susy Carasas-Castillo who moved from Peru to Melbourne, Australia a few years ago. This podcast was recorded back in 2014 shortly after Susy's Australian citizenship ceremony. Susy talks about the differences between Peru and Australia and becoming an Australian citizen. So …

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The Interac Experience Part Six – Ongoing issues, students and more!

So, welcome to the last episode in ‘The Interac Experience’. I’ve told you about the orientation, trainings and a bit about the teaching. Let me tell you about the students and the rest today! Absolutely, without a shred of doubt, the best part of the Interac Experience was the students, and the people. Depending on …

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The Interac Experience Part Five – Training & Observation

As the first year rolled on, things got a lot easier. I got into a rhythm and I developed better lesson plans and better understanding of what I needed to do. As you’d expect, right? Also I got to know the students a lot better, know them by name, which really helped. Not all of …

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