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    España: Moving Out, On, Up

    Spain Weeks 16, 17 & 18 January 2018 Happy New Year! To be honest 2018 started out kind of rough. My New Year’s night was spent puking at two in the morning (no matter what anyone says I do NOT consider this an indication that it was a fun party because it was, up until that point, but then I…

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    España: Running through Olive Groves

    Spain Weeks 2 & 3 October 2017 The actual reason I came to Spain in the first place– and maybe what I failed to make specific in my last post– is to be a language assistant in a Spanish public school. Officially I am an auxiliar de conversation, or a language assistant. (Also referred to as a cultural ambassador which I think…

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    España: Day by Day

    Spain Week 1 Septemeber 2017 The past week has been a complete shakedown of my endurance. I felt quite like Mrs. Bennet mentioning the state of my nerves at every turn. The week before I left for Spain was a trial in itself. I said good-bye to friends, family, and an environment and country that were familiar and comfortable. I’ve…