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Travel Blogs from Alcala De Henares
This past weekend, Emma, Steve, Angel, Max, and I went to southern Spain
to the beautiful city of Granada to visit the Sierra Nevada Mountain
Range. The mountains were beautiful...from our view across from La
Alhambra. We never actually made it to the mountains, pero no me
importa. The hostel we stayed at was an experience because we had no
towels and had to use our t-shirts to dry us. When we finally did get a
towel, it ...
... more. Before this week, Julia would work until 3pm, and I ate lunch by myself. Now however, we eat both Breakfast and lunch together and therefore talk much more. Its been a good thing for my Spanish! Also, I have met 2 of Julia's sisters and 3 friends in the past 4 days who have dropped by to check up on her. Although I don't talk much with the visitors, Its good to see new facing coming and going. In the first three weeks here nobody except one sister had been by. Julia ...
I've decided to start my blog, too! This blog will be dedicated to my semester here in Alcalá de Henares, Spain.
This is my first post, though I've been here in Spain for 6 days now. Things have been going well! After my 2.5 hour drive to Indianapolis, 1.5 flight to Charlotte (with a 4.5 hour layover!) and then 8.5 hour flight to Madrid, I arrived at the Plaza de Cervantes (the main square in Alcalá) where I met my host family, ...
... class seems like it will be interesting. There are 11 students in the class and no guys. We got to look at a dictionary from 1739 which was awesome. Today we just read over the syllabus. I'll get a better feel of the class on Friday.
After class I needed to buy another metro ticket, I was so busy doing that that I didn't realize that I had walked to the wrong side of the subway. I didn't want to leave and repay so I rode one stop in ...
... suggested we go in because it might close. I said, "Naw, let's get some lunch first!"
We walked to a restaurant in the median of the road in front of the library. It was the Cafe el Espejo. That just happens to be the restaurant Tyler and I went to last summer when Leslie was in Colorado.
For lunch I had ...