2008 New Mexico Volleyball Argentina Trip

The University of New Mexico Volleyball team traveled to Argentina for a training trip from May 27-June 7. Each team member wrote a blog during the trip about the Lobos adventures.

Tuesday, May 27
Travel Day
Albuquerque to Atlanta to Buenos Aires
Head coach Jeff Nelson blog - Aren't we supposed to be going to China?
Gayle Tripp blog - How I spent my 21st birthday!

Wednesday, May 28
Arrive in Buenos Aires; Sightseeing and training
Sarah Kwasigroch blog - Welcome to Argentina!
Lobos (1-0) d. GEBA, 25-20, 25-21, 25-16 (scrimmage)

Thursday, May 29
Sightseeing - La Recoleta and La Plata; Match vs. La Plata
Kelsi Phillips blog - Seeing the sights and our first match
LaPlata d. Lobos (1-1), 25-17, 25-22, 19-25, 25-23

Friday, May 30
Free time; Sightseeing - La Boca/Caminito; Match vs. La Boca; Overnight bus ride to Cordoba
Allie Suiter blog - Exploring Caminito and playing LaBoca
LaBoca d. Lobos (1-2), 25-17, 27-25, 25-18

Saturday, May 31
Arrive Cordoba; Free time; Match vs. Cordoba
Jade Michaelsen blog - Sleeping on a double decker bus and the fascination of blonde hair
Lobos (2-2) d. Cordoba All-Stars, 25-17, 25-18, 20-25, 25-16

Sunday, June 1
Sightseeing -Villa Carlos Paz; Match vs. Cordoba
Amy Wong blog - Sleeping in and go-kart races
Lobos (3-2) d. Cordoba All-Stars, 25-16, 25-15, 25-11

Monday, June 2
Travel to Santa Fe; Match vs. Santa Fe
Taylor Hadfield blog - Farmers' strikes and chasing pigs on the way to Santa Fe
Lobos (4-2) d. Santa Fe All-Stars, 25-13, 19-25, 25-18, 25-22

Tuesday, June 3
Free time in Santa Fe
Anna Lehne blog - What to do with a Free Day and does the bus really leave at 3 a.m.

Wednesday, June 4
Travel to Buenos Aires; Match vs. Argentina Junior National Team
Lisa Meeter blog - Back to Buenos Aires, how not to pass the ball, and the universal language of dance music
Lobos (5-2) d. Argentina Juniors, 25-18, 25-19, 26-24

Thursday, June 5
Free time in Buenos Aires; Match vs. Argentina Junior National Team; Tango Show
Rose Morris blog - Tango Day and Pastry Crawl 2008
Lobos (6-2) d. Argentina Juniors, 23-25, 25-23, 17-25, 25-18, 16-14

Friday, June 6
Sightseeing -Palermo Soho; Depart - Buenos Aires to Atlanta
Melissa Middleton blog - One last shopping trip and adventures at the airport

Saturday, June 7
Arrive Albuquerque
Jeanne Fairchild blog - The Top 10 things I learned in Argentina