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The Cost of Going Out, and the Mini-Bote

One of the things I noticed the first time I spent time here was the DRASTIC difference between here and the states (be it DC, VA, NYC, just about anywhere) in the cost of going out for drinks. For example, … Continue reading

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Carnaval

Ack. I’m woefully behind in blog posts. I’ve started three and left each one hanging in my drafts folder, just sitting there. Waiting. Time to catch up, I’ll start with Saturday. Seems like everyone finds a way to celebrate Carnaval. … Continue reading

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La Última

“La última” literally translates to “the last one.” This could mean, for example, your last piece of gum, or the last person in line, or the last episode (which is sad, like the last episode of Downtown Abbey which leaves … Continue reading

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And one more thing…

After I posted last night, I realized I had forgotten to include a few thoughts. One. I was coming home on the train yesterday, and there was a rather old couple who got on the train after I did and … Continue reading

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The Weekend

Suffice it to say that they drink a lot of wine here. Well…maybe it’s just that my friends drink a lot of wine, so that isn’t so much specific to Spain as it is to me? And maybe it’s not … Continue reading

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La Comida

Seeing as though it’s the most important meal of the day, I thought it deserved its own post. The meal schedule in Spain is one of the biggest things I had to adjust to when I arrived for the semester … Continue reading

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And yet, one more step…

Back to what I was saying about it being a good thing C knows everything we need to do? Yeah, I somehow skipped over this step. SO, this morning we went back over to the Ayuntamiento and picked up the … Continue reading

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