Casa del Organista
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... a shop in Santillana and buy something from everywhere. Also, samurai swords.
Nothing says Spain like a Samurai sword.
I also saw my 2nd Spanish wedding in Cantabria. I liked the wedding in San Vicente better, but they had a few things in common.
1. No limos-both weddings used the same type of old car.
2. Women wore fascinators. I wonder when this trend is going to catch on in the USA. I guess if the royal wedding didn't do it, nothing will.
... to dance Sevillanas because in Sevilla, Sevillanas is SERIOUS BUSINESS.
What is Sevillanas you ask? Well, it is a type of flamenco and the dance of Feria de Abril in Sevilla. Maria, my host sister in Sevilla, tried to teach Melanie and I how to do it....and we FAILED. Well, to be fair, Melanie was pretty good! Jose Luis, who is our other "beginner" is hilarious ...
... a bit more fun, and much more interactive, especially because they have their American to chat with haha!
Here is just another reason why I love Juan, the Director(Principal) of the school:
At about 4:00pm(1/2 hour before afternoon session is about to begin), I am sitting in his office talking about what we are going to do in class that afternoon. There are a group of boys from his class playing soccer outside before class starts. Juan tells me ...
... by far Carma, but we are drinking WAY too much coffee every day to keep up this habit for much longer.
Why don't you have your own internet by now you ask? We have come to the conclusion that we do not have a phone jack in our apartment. Strange, right? We spoke to the landlady and she confirmed our suspicions. So, our hopes for a direct internet line are sunk. ...
... a decongestant, I had to go back and explain what was wrong and get cough syrup. I have to take it like 6 times a day, too! Is there any cough syrup in America that you take 6 times a day?
Anyway, classes are going fine! The kids are still getting used to me and my accent(also my voice is a bit raspy because of my cold). It is so hard figuring out what words they know and don't know. It is even more difficult to try and explain words using words they ...