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Day 7: Be speakin mad Spanish yo..
So I had my first Spanish class today!
My professor looks like a surfer. Lili, me gusta. lol
We spoke in Spanish for almost the whole class, which was great.
The teacher is really good at thinking of other ways to say things to keep things moving while sticking with Spanish. I wasn't sure if I should try to move up a class level, but because I don't know a whole lot of verbs and ...
... on the tour. It said it was an English speaking tour, so at least we'd be able to understand it. It was a young girl who was talking and another guy who was the driver. The girl was really knowledgable and gave us lots of information about the history of the Medellin Cartel and lots of information about Pablo Escobar, from growing up and throughout his life right up until he was shot dead. On the tour, you are basically driven around to lots of different sites in some way ...
... the current mayor of Medellin. In the centre of Medellin is a beautiful plaza which showcases Botero sculptures scattered throughout. These sculptures were donated by Botero to his hometown of Medellin. We also saw the numerous Botero works at Museo de Antioquia which he also kindly donated. The Museum had more of an extensive range of Botero works, far different from that in Bogota. This included Botero's famous painting regarding the ...
... 8221;. Powerful Mr. Burke
I spent the rest of the day drenching in the Caribbean vibe before taking the 3:00 ferry back to Cartagena. Upon arrival, I quickly sorted out some last minute admin then Leigh, Sade and I shared a farewell beer at my hostel as I was bound for Taganga that evening. I’m so grateful to have those two come visit me. In the beginning of my trip, during tough times, I held onto this moment in the future as a “just make ...
... flatscreen TVs (with a couple of American stations), and breathtaking views of the mountains. We have a rooftop porch (pic attached, but we'll post more apt. pics later)! It's summer here, but it is 80' year round. Mas caliente! They don't really have air conditioning here, so lets just say I've been shiny.
We also have two roommates (still getting used to this, but they seem like great people). We each have a bedroom in a two story apartment. ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility