A Birthday Bash

Posted February 23rd, 2015 by Molly in Merida, Mexico

Welcome back! Let me just share a little bit about my latest adventure. Feb. 19 I celebrated my 21st birthday here in Mexico! They definitely know how to make you feel celebrated down here. At lunch time, our house staff came out dressed in clown-like costumes, singing a birthday song to me with a delicious…

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New Adventures and New Friends

Posted February 11th, 2015 by Molly in Merida, Mexico

Hola amigos! Let me tell you, everyday is a new adventure here. So let me catch you up a little bit by telling you about a trip a group of us Central students took with an outside group called Integrete. Integrete is a group lead by a few college students who work to bring together…

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Viva la Vida

Posted February 2nd, 2015 by Molly in Merida, Mexico

Well, I am a little late posting about this, but better late than never I suppose. Last weekend we traveled to a couple of really beautiful places. On Friday, we traveled to Celestun where we took a little boat ride to see flamingos! It was a beautiful day and we were able to see so…

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Making Mexico Home

Posted February 2nd, 2015 by Molly in Merida, Mexico

Hola amigos! I am super excited to be writing a blog from Mexico! Hopefully I can keep those of you who are interested up to date on the latest happenings here. First things first though, let me tell you a little about myself and my travels down here. My name is Molly Hale and I…

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Bienvenidos a Mexico!

Posted February 2nd, 2015 by Molly in Merida, Mexico

Welcome to Mexico! As with living in any new culture there are some things you have to get used to. This post will include some things you should know if you should ever visit the beautiful Merida, Yucatan, Mexico! 1) Do not, I repeat, do not drink the tap water. Unless you want to be…

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The fall break we spent among 20 million people!

Posted October 24th, 2013 by Molly in Merida, Mexico

Mexico City…me encanta esta ciudad!!! Alli and I have returned from our fall break trip form the capital city and can not say enough good things about it. We left Merida with high expectations because everyone we talked to was excited we were going. These expectations were exceeded. This option may be more pricey because…

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Ya es Octubre?!

Posted October 16th, 2013 by Molly in Merida, Mexico

Where did all of the time go?! Before leaving for Merida I was sure that I would be able to keep up with all of the blogs since I knew we would have plenty of great experiences. I am now realizing that we have been so busy that these weeks are FLYING! Our group has…

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Mexico’s Independence Day

Posted September 12th, 2013 by Molly in Merida, Mexico

As the weekend of the third week approaches, its time for us to prepare for Independence day!! Its been a packed three weeks. The first we spent the majority of time touring the city and attempting to be oriented with directions..at first it seemed impossible but we’re picking it up. We’ve experienced two of our…

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On the Way!

Posted August 26th, 2013 by Molly in Merida, Mexico

Hi I’m Molly from St. Ambrose University in Davenport Iowa! I’ll be spending this semester in Merida, Yucatan. I am a history major with spanish and theology minors. I’ve heard amazing things about Merida from close friends. Can’t wait for the semester adventures to begin! Thank goodness for great family and friends! From helpful packing…

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The Conclusion

Posted June 3rd, 2013 by Cody in Merida, Mexico

What a semester! Before coming to Mexico I knew my study abroad experience would be life changing but I really had no idea in what way. After being home for about two weeks and having time to reflect on my abroad experience I am astonished by how much I have changed. Traveling to another country…

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