Author: Wilson Vega
2012 WPI FellowInternational Assistant Editor, EL TIEMPO
Posts by Wilson Vega:
Flying with myself
by Wilson Vega | Oct 18, 2012 | UncategorizedI left the residence with my host family and spent pretty much every minute talking to them about the-whole-nine-weeks. At the airport, I minded the extra weight in ‘Big Bird’ and carefully distributed it in my other bags, so I didn’t have to pay 75...
by Wilson Vega | Oct 1, 2012 | UncategorizedThis going to be cheesy, corny, drippy, sugary… No apologies, you have been warned.Its real name is ‘Cloud Gate’, but people commonly refer to it as ‘The Egg’. It’s a beautiful sculpture in the middle of Millenium Park, in Chicago,...
‘They write us checks because they love us’
by Wilson Vega | Sep 24, 2012 | UncategorizedWell, I did it. I bought a new suitcase. It is yellow and BIG. I call it ‘Big Bird’.Of course, this blog is not about that. Is just that I bought a new suitcase so I can take with me brochures, magazines and ‘stuff’ I have collected along this amazing six weeks. I...
by Wilson Vega | Sep 9, 2012 | UncategorizedThe climate in Charlotte could not have been better. Wait.. It IS true that the heat was humid and sticky, and that at any moment it rained, skies unleashed lightning, which I can tell you can be easily compared with the much colder Bogotá. To avoid confusion, it...
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