UConn EcoHouse

Sub-Antarctic Chile… Sub-Antarctic Chile… it is still hard to fathom that I have been to the Southern most inhabitable region in the world.  A place where giant sloths and saber tooth tigers once roamed, where stately mountains and enormous caves constantly remind you how insignificant you are to the grandeur of the natural world.  I went into this experience not really knowing what adventures were to come, or how the relationships I would make would influence me.  However, I was fully knowledgeable of the fact that this is an opportunity that rarely comes along for a first year student and was looking forward to embarking on this exploratory endeavor.

It was our trip to Torres Del Paine National Park and the Milodon Cave that first triggered the realization that we are so insignificant compared to these massive natural structures that have resided on Earth far longer than humans have…

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Posted on February 5, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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