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Author Archive: Jessane Castro

Leaving my Peruvian life, back to my Canadian life….

I will start by saying that I have enjoyed this internship very much. A few weeks before leaving I already felt this little pinch in my heart at the idea of leaving my host country, which has had such an impact in my life. It has given me a hint of what it would be…

One month…One experience

Well hello everybody! Firstly, I’d like to say that the month that has gone by was, for me, the month in which I had to adapt to most of the things such as my workplace, the place I live in and the people I met. It was a period where everything was new and I was…

Mi trabajo..My job!

Hola!Hola! It has been two weeks already and things are going so fast! Last Monday, I had my first day at work! For the next three months, I will be working for the Ministry of Environment ( MINAM) of Lima, Peru. I will be working as a research assistant for the Ministry’s network. Since I’m studying…

A little poem, not at all fancy…just a thought while looking at the ocean.

Las huelgas Here I am, sitting on the rocks, looking at the waves as they come and go…   The sun is going down, I hear birds singing, Singing as they announce the end of the day..   Some waves, bigger than others, bigger then me splash into the rocks, splash on me…   I…

Leaving Soon for Peru

  My name is Jessane Castro Nelson. I am a third year student at the University of Ottawa in the International Studies and Modern Languages program. Personally, I try not to judge people too quickly and believe I am a very open minded individual, who loves to experiment new things; culture, food, music, life style.…