Bergstrom, Ellen

Ellen Bergstrom is a Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) student studying in Ecuador.

Travelling with Ellen — Report from Ecuador (Spring 2000)

I got the funniest reactions from people when I told them about my New Year’s plans. They all thought I had gone completely insane. While other people were stocking up on bottled water, canned food, and flashlight batteries for the big Y2K disaster, I was planning a flight to a third world country.

Travelling With Ellen — Reprt from Ecuador II (Summer 2000)

One of the first things that struck me in the Houston airport, arriving in the United States after five months in Ecuador (besides my amazement at how fast everyone walks and the wonders of clean public bathrooms where it is possible to actually flush the toilet paper), was all the different types of people.