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... way, we saw these kids that were inside a plastic bubble, and they were moving around in it. It was so funny to see them move so clumsily, and to see them stuck in there. Upon entry to the Oceanogrāfic after a slow line, we started with the aquarium section. I do rank the Academy of Sciences, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and the Georgia Aquarium above the Oceanogrāfic. Variety was lacking in comparison. Next we made an ice cream stop. We chilled on ...
Happy 4th of July! I love this day in the U.S., but it is pretty anti-climatic here. Obviously, nobody celebrates it in Spain, so it was just another day.
Today in class, we reviewed and learned about body parts and clothing. We started putting together our book of all of our new vocabulary, with drawings, sentences, etc. The third class period, I decided we were just going to play games as these little ones were pretty much done by this ...
Weather: 30š C and sunny (not a cloud in the sky)
10 minute walk into the old town and a much longer time looking for the information centre. It looked like one of the flower stalls in one of the plazas. Had to queue to go in it as it was only large enough for a few people. The door was controlled by the people inside.
Got some maps, information and tickets for the hop-on/hop-off bus. You will know by now that we find these ...
... November 1st, where apparently everyone is off from work because it is All Saints Day. By now the loads of cars everywhere and no one on the streets, shops closed up, windows closed and shades drawn do not have an affect on my feeling of a place, it is simply an understanding of the flow of each European city. In Barcelona I hope to escape this curse by arriving on a Saturday!!! If I am correct that there are no holidays or special events that would close the city then this, the 4th ...
... day on the beach playing hacky sack, taking sips of water and beer, and putting our toes in the hot sand. Sometimes I looked up from my book to see Jeff and David killing it at sand volleyball, or getting killed by some of the skillful regulars. For dinner, we grabbed some popular tapas—croquetas (fried cheese), olives, chorizo (Spanish sausage)—and a thin pizza topped with salmon, cream cheese, cheese, and arugula.
That night, all of us went out for some beers ...
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