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Jennifer in Spain

I survived! // ¡he sobrevivido! – Week 1

I survived my first week in España! Here are some of the highlights from my first few days:   Saturday Jan 14, 2017-   After traveling for 12 hours, our plane finally landed in Madrid. Groggy, but filled with excitement, my new friends and I made it to the correct buses with all of our luggage [thank God!]. Since it was 8am in Madrid (1am Minneapolis time), we had a whole day ahead of us. After a 45 minute bus ride we arrived in Toledo and were finally face to face with our […]

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¡Adiós America!

It’s finally here. The day I have been anticipating, planning for, and dreaming of for the past six months! Tomorrow I am leaving Minneapolis and flying to SPAIN!! I will be living with a host family in Toledo and taking classes at La Fundación Ortega-Marañóa. I am committing to [try to] speak only Spanish over there, to increase my fluency and dive deeper into the culture–so I look forward to all the joys and challenges that will bring! :)   Studying abroad has always been a dream of mine and I am thrilled […]

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