Travel Blogs from Hedgesville
... of how hot it is.
That night, our group went to a flamenco show/dinner in Madrid. This experience was incredible. Flamenco dancing/singing is from the south of Spain, but they put on shows in Madrid for tourists. This type of music has HUGE Arabic influence; it is so obvious when you listen to their singing. I knew this because of the culture of Spain class I had taken at WVU previously- Spain is a huge melting pot of different cultures, ...
... even if it means I can only speak Spanish with Ashley too. I think I can attain this goal as long as I make an effort to speak Spanish outside of the classroom most of the time.
We will keep everyone posted when we get to Madrid how our first day in Spain went! We are both so excited and BEYOND grateful for this opportunity to improve ourselves and to immerse ourselves in such a wonderful culture.
... to the National Historical Park. It's a pretty good campground, despite being a KOA. Very wooded, some nice secluded sites, some kind of a civil war trench that we didn't take time to explore tomorrow, along with the park. Apparently the park sits on land that at one time was a fort, as there are several locations with plaques that identify them as artillery locations for protecting the flanks of the fort during the civil war.
On Monday we ...
Woke up to a semi-dry tent, when dad went outside to make breakfast while I cleaned up the tent we realized I had a flat. We fixed it after breakfast and got on the trail at 8:30. We biked on the tree rutty rocky lake filled path for a while then we stopped for a snack of ...
... lmao! The start of today's hike was great, semi level hill climb, not toooo rocky....but holly over heated Bat-mobile, it is HUMID! We stopped by the first shelter, and saw Rock, Pond, and Blue! Seems that is as far as they will go.....5 miles :) . We ate and then headed on. As we were about to exit the woods and cross the road, something made a quick movement on the edge of the trail. I kicked my foot away from it....just bairly missing getting bit by a large ...
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