Travel Blogs from Madrid
During our last faculty meeting of the year, our director proposed that each of us take on a 30 day challenge this summer. Do something you don't normally do, do something differently, or stop doing something for 30 days. Well I almost feel like I'm cheating, since I'll be away from home for 7 weeks, there are so many things that I'll do differently. I thought it would be fun to come up with a list, feel free to comment on this post with more, so many ...
Whew I have never been so ready to be off of a plane. We flew American Airlines for our long leg of the trip. The plane was the smallest plane I have ever had on an international flight and it was an old plane. The legroom was terrible and the tiny little screens that popped out of the ceiling weren't even worth watching. I didn't just feel like cattle, I felt like veal. I can only imagine how Jeremiah must have felt. He is over 6 feet tall. He must have ...
... from Canada, more Americans and some cool guys from Australia. We left the hostel and headed to a bar near Sol which Bri and I had been to before. We were all doing our own thing, Bri chatting with Dominic, Hannah with some Australian guy and I was with a lovely guy called Angus from Australia when we realised that Jenna was a little worse for wear. So, like the good friends we are Bri, James, Dominic and I took her back to the hostel and put her to bed. Another thing I have yet ...
... is close to there specific area. Then the picadore enters, who is the bull fighter who will eventually kill the bull. He rides on horseback and carries a spear of sorts to stab the bull. This happens several times until the bull dies. All through out the matadors continue to taunt the bull. It was very difficult to watch and I was unable to stay past the first stab. People reacted in a variety of ways. Some cheered for the ...
... and security again once we hit Newark. This all took awhile and we were bored and hungry. Once we finally made it to our gate we still had 2 hours because our flight had been delayed a bit. Got some food and then hung out at gate for awhile before finally boarding. Sat next to Rachel on this flight. This flight felt so short which was awesome. I felt like I listened to 2 songs and then they were telling us to turn off electronics for ...
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