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Today was such a bittersweet day! After class, where we watched Nueve Reinas, we grabbed some coffee and headed to the "end of the semester" ceremony. There, a few of our friends played songs (such as Country Roads) and we were given our diplomas.
It is so sad leaving here! I finally got into the groove of waking up ten minutes before breakfast, rushing to get dressed, eating crescent rolls, going to class for 4 hours, eating lunch, napping, ...
I can't believe we just had our last day of classes today. This trip has flashed before my eyes so quickly!
Today in class, our teacher let us all pick a song from our country to share with the class. So I heard music from all over the world! After that, we got to play the Spanish version of "Who wants to be a millionaire?". I'm glad our teacher let us have fun today after four weeks of working hard and having taken exams ...
Hola todo! We are coming to the end of our trip here soon. Tomorrow is our last full day in Santander before we travel for the weekend and end up in Madrid to fly home. I have very mixed emotions; on one hand I can't wait to go home and see my family and friends and eat delicious American food (ahem, McDonalds). On the other hand, I'm very sad to leave this place. Santander ...
Today was a great day! After classes, I napped for three hours (because why not?). One thing I have greatly appreciated about Spain is their love for naps. From what I understand from my culture class, when the tyrannical dictator Franco passed away in the 1980's, everyone celebrated their newfound freedom and simply have not had the time to fix their college-student-like ...
... to new people. Usually, I am a very shy person. In Spain, you simply cannot be that way. I am really proud of what I have become in just a month! (I still hate ham though... that is never going to change.)
I hope that when I come home, I find ways to continue my growth as a Spanish speaker, as well as become more outgoing as a person. I have certainly made friends here that I will never forget!
Good night everyone!
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