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... they had cleared out). The water was cool and refreshing, bright blue and full of small fish.
Across the reservoir there was a large cavern that matched our photo. After lunch and some manly pumping-up, Janosch and I swam across the lake to go jump. We started off small (9ft) with some flips and fun, then progressively went higher and higher. Locals said the highest point was 27meters, I think I got up to about 15 or 20. The first jump from that height ...
It's been a very busy week here in Spain! Classes are starting to pick up and Spanish is in full swing. It's funny how fast I'm starting to lose my ability to speak English. It's not just me either.. I think most people in my program or at least my group of friends are all losing it. When we try to have a normal conversation in English, I think we sound like the most unintelligent people ever. Adjectives are always in the wrong order, easy words ...
... reason to go buy a coat. Bummer since I've been buying a ton of spring clothes since I've been here!
Despite the weather, sickness, and classes (still forget that I have to take those while I'm here), I have been having a great time. I've met a ton of great people and I absolutely adore my host family (and roommate). Things could not be better although I miss everyone at home so much!
Enjoy the snow and just be glad it's not rain!
... of the intelligence, sophistication and artistry of the nobles and sultans who occupied the Alhambra.
We toured the grounds and palaces for over six hours. One important observation that we agreed on about Alhambra was how clean the whole attraction was. Workers were busy in the gardens and cleaners could be seen sweeping, and tidying up the areas on a constant basis.
By mid afternoon we were tired and needed to eat and rest. We walked back ...
... can get a free pass.
For dinner we had the extreme budget meal from the supermarket (€3 including Sangria) before heading out for a pub crawl with loads of Americans. Was good fun, Granada has lots of cool bars although the last one we went to was pretty weird - kids everywhere, felt like the school ball.
On day two we went to the ...