Travel Blogs from Madrid
... her week. Im definitely going to miss
abuela. She said to us, that out of all the people she has ever had, she
considers us the most like family. She had such amazing things to say about us
and me and Tamar were truly speechless. After dinner I went to my room and
cried. I cried because I think it hit me that this incredible journey was over.
Up to this point I have had the mentality that I was granted the time I was for
a reason and that when it was ...
... on in front of me- more space for my feet, and a lot easier to get stuff out if I want to (like my kindle).I swear Europe *looks* different than the US. I'm not really sure what it is, but I landed and looked over at the airport and the area beyond the airport and thought, "welp, I'm in Europe!"I watched Twelve Years a Slave on the flight over. I wasn't sure if I could handle it, and it was pretty hard. But the exultation you feel when he finally gets his ...
... cod & potato stew, eggplant with parmesan, cocidito (chickpea) & meat stew, beef stew & potatoes, and mandrieuito, a lovely local liqueur served in a chocolate cup...another fine meal! We can see why people need to siesta afterwards, which is exactly what we did!!
The famous Prado Museum is free every evening from 6-8 pm, so we visited it for our fix of art and culture; classical oils, the masterpieces of ...
... say, "esta viaje era la mejoría decisión de mi vida!" The classes, along with my host family, have allowed me to understand the language much better, and speak with greater confidence. I am really looking forward to our time in Alicante, on the beach and I hope that everyone reading this blog will be able to experience this country, culture, and overall different lifestyle someday.
Hasta la próxima!
Went to school this morning and sat through math. Elizabeth understood but the rest of us were not in a high enough math so couldn't. She even got up and did some problems on the board and then helped people with the homework. Left school after that with the Spanish kids and drove about an hour to a town just outside of Toledo. Guzman's grandfather is the head groundskeeper of a castle there and his family's pueblo is right next to it so they got us a tour of ...