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I have a suspicion that the link I've used for this weeks title isn't going to be clickable so I'll put it here too just in case it works http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=MXXRHpVed3 M. I won't tell you what video it links to, but you should open it as it sets the mood for the second half of the week. Returning to the actual goings on in my life of wandering: There's something about the heat that inspires laziness, it's just so much harder to get enthused about being crazy busy ...
So I landed this morning, and have been extremely tired. After making a friend in the airport and than landing at Barajara Ariport, Madrid, I had to go get my luggage and than meet the SU Madrid Staff. It was great to finally be in Madrid, and be ready to explore. After meeting with the staff and getting on a bus, we went to where the classes were to take place in Madrid. It was a building that looked smaller on the outside, but was huge when I went in. We had a ...
Today we travelled from Barcelona to Madrid. A long drive through some different country. Not green but dry, but still beautiful. Lots of almond trees and not much else for 600km.
We arrived in Madrid about five o'clock and checked in to our hotel. The best room we have had all trip, just in time for my (Randall) birthday. A huge balcony to sit and enjoy a beer ...
... rooms vents. I waited a few minutes considering we just came in from outside...nope ....not cool enough. I went to the desk and the clerk, which I'll call DICK..looked at me like I had 2 sweaty heads...he said he'd come and check it. so DICK came back to the room and said he feels the cool air...Ok DICK...that's because its 104 degrees in the hall, and its 90 in here! He told us to wait 30 minutes because he fiddled with some knob. Listen ...
... and no charged computer. Also I need to go get my residence card before I leave for Portugal.... I can't even think about going because of all teh work I have to do before. Also the semester students are leaving soon which is so sad! Our director and Lit. professor were talking about how much they loved our group. Our director even started to choke up. It was so sad. I am so happy to be ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility