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  • 1. Recent Exchange destinations LC Riga Term 2009/2010

2. June 2009-May 2010 18EPs have gone to 12 countries You can be the next one! 3.

  • Columbia Linda

Peru Madara Vietnam Erik Moldova Baiba Malaysia Diana KazakhstanEva GuntisTurkey Zane,Jolanta, Lana India IvansandKristne Italy AneteSanda, Egita Armenia Evija Bulgaria Inna & Karna Netherlands Aivars 4. Exchange experience: Linda Liepkalne 5. Joined AIESEC in Sep 2008 6. From Feb - Mar 2009 Morocco for DT to worktogether with other EPs from different countries in aprogram relating HIV/AIDSissues 7. After Morocco in Aug 2009Linda went to Columbia for paidEducation Traineeship 8. 9. Now a few short fragments aboutLindas insights of Colombia from her letters 10. People here know Latvia more than in M o rocco , butthe funniest thing is how they pronounce the word "Latvia". They say " Latbiha " because of the different sound of the same letters in Spanish. 11. In shops here there are no bigger shoe sizes forwomen than 39. For men it's 43 (and they considerit to be a large size for a men s shoe). When I tellmyColumbian friendsthat in Latvia 43-45 is the mediumsize for men, they ask what gigantsdo live there in Latbiha? :D In shops here there are no bigger shoe sizes forwomen than 39. For men it's 43 (and they considerit to be a large size for a men s shoe). When I tellmyColombian friendsthat in Latvia 43-45 is the mediumsize for men, they ask W hat giants do live there in Latbiha? :D 12. In the neighborhood of the house we live in is a kindergarten.There they have parrots, who imitate the sounds of little kids laughing, screaming, talking, crying ,etc. On early Sundaymornings it can get really irritating.Therefore we have such plans as sending a spy parrot, who teaches them to be silent or just make a grilled parrot :D" 13. "In Spanish"linda" means "beautiful".Now I start to think that it's unfortunate, because everyonew ho I meet for the first time wants to be the one who announces me these "news". It would be easier if I was Maria, which is the name of every second woman "