Silken Rio Hotel
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... Since I knew that I wasn't the only one frustrated about her sexism I asked her to discuss it in culture class with everyone. So today she did. She started by showing us an opera video on which there was a Spanish women named Carmen. Carmen is seen as the ultimate Spanish women, flirtatious, doing household, being sexy and always busy with seducing men/ busy with love. After this we spoke about women's rights she ...
Good morning everybody, I decided to eat at the cafeteria each morning now. At least that way I get some time to wake up. It's not too luxurious but they have yoghurt, cereal, small pastries and nice breads and don't forget the fresh orange juice and bacon with eggs. Class is really getting nicer each day. Today we tried a Spanish delicacy called torron. Well let's say it wasn't what we expected.... Look at the picture ...
Today, Monday, we finally got our books for class. Also I learned a lot today, about verbs and pronunciation (which so far is the most difficult thing). We also spoke about the importance of the Spanish language, how many people speak it, etc. It is very typical that the teacher ...
... today. I've always learned to be open minded but I think my anthropology teacher was right, a person will always think that their culture is the right one or prefer it over others. And it's difficult not to judge so I'm trying to stay positive and remind myself that another culture isn't better or worse but just different. That's all for tonight. I miss the Netherlands so I'm kinda happy the first week is over, three more weeks to go ;) Buenos noches, ...
Saturday wasn't too special. The whole day I relaxed and in the evening I went out for dinner together with Isabelle. We went into town at 20:30 for dinner but every place we could find was just a cafe, apparently people do not dine in Spain. In the end we found this small cafe/ restaurant and by the time it was ten it only started to get busy. I had a ...