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- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Multilingual staff
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... put on a terminal 1 carousel so while we were looking for them at terminal 1 they were looking for us at terminal 4. Everything worked out fine and we made it to our hotel in plenty of time for meeting with the group before having dinner together.
After dinner we walked around on our own for a while finding many beautiful buildings, botanical gardens, and a fountain. I am sure we will see a lot more tomorrow with our ...
After our wonderful days in Sevilla we boarded a train on Wednesday to Madrid to meet up with our Boston friends, the Cummings and the Shermans. They welcomed us to Madrid and we were able to welcome them to Spain! We went out to dinner and caught up on our lives over the last 7 weeks that we've been in Spain.
On Thursday the 6 of us took a half hour train ride to Toledo. Little did we know how popular that train ride is and we had to wait an hour for availabiliy ...
... with centuries-old guns and other weaponry but I focused on the body armor, an integral feature of the warrior knight from the sword, bow and lance era which predated gun powder and the gun (during the 1300s). Protective metal armor, initially known as chain mail made of interlocking tiny metal rings, dates to the 5th century BC. But in Europe beginning in the 1100s the best body armor had evolved to solid, thin drawn-sheets of polished iron. Seen here ...
... taken. She had put a piece of paper over my phone as she took it not even 6 inches from where I was sitting. I told her I thought if I was in class I would be safe, but it made me realize I definitely need to be careful with my belongings here.
And of course, my professor gave me my iPhone back, so technically I have yet to have anything stolen from me while here. Here's to hoping I won't have a problem for the rest of my time here!
... until dinner. At dinner, we talked about our trip and how much fun we had. It's nice to come home and be able to talk about trips, and what we did. After that though, I went back and did some homework and than updated this blog! Nothing really too crazy today. Tomorrow shouldn't be too crazy, but hopefully I can get a lot of work done! We shall ...