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Git’ er done

I have a confession to make: my life has been very normal the past couple of weeks.  Well, as normal as it can be given the fact I’m studying architecture in a foreign country all while enjoying the beautiful, sunny … Continue reading

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Liquid Language

Over the past month or so that I’ve been blogging, I’ve done my best to try to relate to you my experiences, my struggles, and my excitement while on my Journey of Spanish Awesomeness.  But sometimes, like this morning, I … Continue reading

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“Kaw-Kaw-Way-Tay”

I just reached the one month milestone in my epic study abroad journey three days ago, and I feel the need to take the time to reflect a little on both the latest events in my life as well as … Continue reading

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Classes have Started!!

Okay I’ve been a little bad about keeping up on my blog…..but I’m back. Classes have finally started up and I am now in the 3rd week of class. I have to say it’s been an interesting couple of weeks. … Continue reading

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Towers, Tigernuts and Insane Assylums

As my classes have not yet started, I have had large amounts of time to familiarize myself with the beautiful city of Valencia.  I find it amazing that Spain’s third largest city, and a beautiful one at that, is so … Continue reading

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First Week (Arriving, exploring, orientation….etc)

So crazy start to the first week, spent the entire day of August 29th in airports I was lucky enough to have just missed hurricane Irene that paid the east coast a visit, so all of my flights where on … Continue reading

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Spaniards vs. Americans

Yes, I know the title sounds like your average nationalistic American, but just give me a second to explain my thoughts.  This is my first time traveling out of the country so its a completely new experience for me, living … Continue reading

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Far from home (but not as far as I thought)

Well, my journey into the land of study abroad began early Thursday morning with a long flight out of Seattle.  The first few days of this week were filled with much excitement, lots of questions, and plenty of stressing out … Continue reading

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Starting out

So I’m soooo nervous I leave for London on the 27th of August. Then I have till the 6th to get to Italy which is my free time to travel a little bit of Europe before school starts. I’m staying … Continue reading

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lacking the sense of taking part

This last Saturday was a  big day for Siena. The first Saturday of July for approximately 700 years Siena has been holding the Palio, a horse race. The city center of Siena is composed of 17 neighborhoods called as Contrade. … Continue reading

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