Climbing Fuji-San

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Two words – Absolute Hell. And yet, totally worth it. My climb started at 11am on Monday morning from the 5th station of the Yoshida Trail. We started off slow and just got slower. On average we walked for 5-10

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Blogging no Brasil: Episode 10

Hi guys, This is the penultimate blog post for this study placement, and it’s just a quick reminder to keep safe during the year abroad. I am living in São Paulo, Brazil and this murder rate in this country is

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Internship with Amnesty International Chile

For the second part of my year abroad, I am working as an intern with Amnesty International Chile. Having never worked with such an organization before, I really did not know what to expect, but it’s been a fantastic experience. I

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Blogging no Brasil: Episode 9

Hey guys, So today’s post is going to be something a little different, instead of being about my experiences here in Brazil, I am going to be talking about something that they have here that I wish we had in

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Blogging no Brasil: Episode 8

Hey all! I didn’t expect to be making this post, but weirdly, 8 months into the exchange, I’ve been starting to feel as the Brazilians would say ‘Saudades’. I’ve tried to block out the UK while I’ve been living here

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Blogging no Brasil: Episode 7

I have just come back from the biggest adventure of my life, trying to get my academic life back in order after 3 months on the road. Sitting here in the USP reading room feeling like I’d never left, trying

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