Nora Callahan is an official CAPA blogger for summer 2018, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. An International Affairs and Math major at Northeastern University, she is studying abroad in Buenos Aires this semester.
In this week's post, Nora writes about learning how to tango at a My Global City event held at a local dance studio in Buenos Aires.
What’s was great about this study abroad experience is that we got a lot of free unstructured time to just explore the city and travel and do our own thing, but there were a few preplanned activities called “My Global City events.” The event that I think everyone was looking forward to the most, myself included, was the estancia trip. This was a trip an hour outside of the city to a ranch where we would ride horses, hear from real life gauchos, and watch live performances over a free lunch. Sounds amazing right? Unfortunately, I can’t tell you about that one. I was seriously sick all weekend. It was a huge bummer!
Learning how to tango in Buenos Aires.
But almost as cool, I was able to go to the tango lesson the first weekend of June. At this activity we learned tango from instructors in a cavernous, slightly chilly, sort of rustic, artsy dance studio called La Catedral.Continue Reading