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... am still the same, which is a good thing. I still value the same things, and I still live the same life. The past few days have been incredible. Eating healthy, veggies, fruits, all natural, I am happy. I did about 45 minutes of yoga today in the park, and besides the creepy man who stared, its as incredible. Then I spent about 1 and a half hours drawing. Don't worry, when I am done I ...
... is an investigation in itself. Once home, we nested, cooked, read, talked about the day and briefly reminded ourselves that it is the 22nd today. Soon we'll go home.
Often big transitions like that are two edged. We have been missing family and friends very keenly but this fabulous adventure has to stop, boohoo. (Note: That was not to elicit sympathy, more to comment on the dichotomous nature of adventures.)
For those who await my encyclopaedic experience ...
Today, I joined the classmates again for a little food break in between the classes. I went with an egg scramble. Nutrition has been lacking on this trip, so I thought this would be more substantial. It was nice.
Inma, our wonderful, smart, kind, and super awesome teacher is leaving for vacation, so I'll be getting another new teacher next week. Oh, and I got good news, I'm staying with my classmates next week. Yay! Hopefully, some ...
... at everyone and threatening to kick asses in Barcelona, of course they're Australian.
And a impromptu strip show on a bar in Valencia? Obviously.
This is why the world both loves and hates us.
At best we're jovial, outgoing and friendly. As everyone I meet, from local bar flys to students and European backpackers seem to comment.
At worst, well at worst ...
Late this morning we went out for coffee and churros, before checking out of our small apartment in La Rambla. Like Valencia, Barcelona has always been a bustling port city. It's hard to photograph well, but in this neighborhood there is a statue of Christopher Columbus looking out to sea from a very tall pedestal.
After checking out, we made plans for one more stop in Barcelona--The Chocolate Museum. Aside from a thorough history of chocolate production, there were a lot of ...