Monthly Archives: December 2013

How to become Venezuelan

I want to say two things before I continue writing. First, your comments and response to my posts almost bring me to tears. I have no words other than I appreciate it a lot, thank you! Second, there are some … Continue reading

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The Venezuelans

First of all let me just say I am overwhelmed by the response to this blog. I had no idea so many people would read it and all the positive comments motivates me to write more. Before writing about other … Continue reading

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Oxford Dictionary gives this definition of culture shock: “The feeling of disorientation experienced by someone when they are suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set of attitudes: Jet lag, culture shock, altitude sickness; we struggle to get … Continue reading

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The first impression

Before I came to Venezuela I only knew that things would be very different from what I was used to in Norway. The differences were noticeable already on the flight from Frankfurt to Caracas. There was a lot of (loud) … Continue reading

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