Working at ECA has its perks! Last week, Ed, my co-teachers and I were invited to a special concert given by the father of one of my students. Being new to the city, and not wanting to miss cultural opportunities, we accepted the invitation. Well, apparently this person is a …

Every country I have been in has had a phrase describing the foreign experience. In Spain it was “oh, Spain”. In Mali it was “WAWA” or West Africa Wins Again. Today I learned the phrase “This Is Colombia” or T.I.C. Today all the new staff had a TIC experience when …

Lots of things have happened the past few days- here are some of the highlights! HOUSING The day before we left, we received an email that the apartment we had expected to rent was no longer available and had to be vacated in 2 days. Since we had not even …