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Josue is deeply passionate about foreign affairs and international law. An UWC alumnus at Hong Kong trying to discover more about this new ¥borderless world. He was a swimmer, member of the Costa Rican Olympic team, and Costa Ricas Youth National Representative in 2013. He is proficient in English, Spanish and currently learning French and Chinese. Listening and understanding people around the world has always been a part of Josue. Every person he has met is the reason why he smiles all the time. During his homestay in Senegal, Josue aims to contribute to the local community as much as to gain from it.
Things not to forget about Mboro: I look around and realize there aren’t car garages in the neighborhood. There aren’t many cars. Instead, an economically stable family would have a horse-drawn vehicle, which still is, one of the main sources of transportation. Holidays are interesting….
03 June, 2016
01 June, 2016
Life is a mystery. It’s full of hellos and goodbyes. People come and go as I write, but there’s some who never go; they take a spot right beside you and stay to enjoy the jazz of life. These people might or might not be…
29 May, 2016
Mirando hacia atrás. September, 2014. Yesterday I was sitting on a bench near my new home thinking about all the happenings during these past two weeks -from our first Senegalese meal, to Mermoz beach. Today, I have figured out that I would share two inter…
21 March, 2016
There’s certainly many definitions to what a desert is or how it should feel like. Not surprisingly, for someone coming from a tropical place, a desert is pretty much a very sandy, arid, and not very populated place, reaching high temperatures of even 45C degrees.I’ve…
31 January, 2016
As I listen to my favourite song, and sit on my rooftop contemplating the endless sky coloured by the sun almost like on fire by all its energy around it, I decided to write my first post for you all. It’s almost been three weeks…
20 September, 2015