Random Notes and Language Victories
Trip Start Dec 17, 2010
22Trip End Apr 26, 2011
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I donīt miss dining dollars as much as I thought I would. Itīs probably because Euros donīt quite seem like real money. Theyīre too pretty.
I can now type just as fast on a Spanish keyboard as an American one. Theyīre more different than you would think.
The University of Alicante campus has so many water features. Tons of fountains and reflecting ponds. I discover a new one every day
I bought a camera and understood everything the saleswoman said.
Donīt check your account balance on a EU atm. Youīll panic when you think youīre missing a whole lot of money. Iīm looking forward to checking my account balance somewhere with an awesome exchange rate. Poland or Morocco maybe.
I got a question right on a Spanish trivia show called Pasapalabra. The answer was Sancho Panza.
I discovered that the church I go to has a side chapel with the most beautiful statue of Mary that I have ever seen. Itīs like a life size Christmas tree angel. Didnīt have my camera with me today, but Iīll put up a picture soon.
I told my host mom, Maria, a story about when I was little. I asked my mom if we could get a cat. She said that if we got a cat, Dad would have to live somewhere else so I asked if we would still be able to visit him. Maria laughed and laughed.