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... we've been scammed. Alice was so positive and adamant to find the opera/ballet...the Argentinians had been joking about saying how "it wasn't looking good" teasing initially......In my mind it was heading that way, Alice continued to positively/panicky look for the entrance... there's me yelling dramatically in the background as Alice had really picked up the pace.. "It's over give up now, done, we have been scammed". I liked to do this ...
... The next day we went back to the Schonbrunn Palace to visit the Zoo. This was the Emperor's Zoo and the oldest and best in Europe. We saw a lot of different animals including elephants, hippos, red panda, penguins and giraffes.
At night we went to a pub in Vienna to watch the Final of the Champions League. Real Madrid won, and the score was 4 - 1.
The next day we went ...
... br> It's been really tough but slowly I've been assimilating and getting used to the little nuances that differ between our cultures.
I've learned to not take her silence as a bad thing. I'm so used to filling the silence with small talks and conversations and anecdotes, it's just what us Hispanics do! We like to look people in the eye and hug them and smile at them, it's how we show we care. But those things that seem natural to me probably makes ...
... smaller cello, a flute and a piano. Songs broken up by opera singer - wasn't as painful as I thought it would be. And a pair of dancers - more skill in on of the 3 dances they did than the entire moulin rouge night! The guy did fluetes with his fluetes leg not moving! And it was on ...
... I loved every minute! There were a few fun inter-active exhibits, one where you stood in front of the screen and tried your skills at conducting, following the red line on the score, and the on screen orchestra following you! My orchestra actually refused to play, abused me and walked off!!! We had a lovely afternoon, and a short stop in the souvenir shop too. I am a sucker ...
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