Hannah is a junior President’s Scholar majoring in political science in Dedman College and accounting in the Cox School, with a minor in Spanish. In spring 2012, she is in Quito, Ecuador, with BCA and SMU Abroad to study international politics, economic development, and social justice in Latin America.
This weekend marked my last “fin de semana” in Ecuador …. cannot believe I will be back in America on THURSDAY!! For one last hoorah, we decided to go to Baños - a city in Ecuador known for its adventure sports. On Saturday we spent the day exploring the city and then took a chiva ride (imagine a big truck with open sides that carries about 30 people) up to the top of the nearby volcano. Sunday morning, I finally got to go puenting. Much to the dismay of my mom, I had been planning on doing this thrilling activity for a while but never seemed to get the courage. Puenting is similar to bungee jumping but [...]