Segundo semestre

New semester, new students and new experiences ❊❊❊ After spending a few wonderful weeks with my family for Christmas (here in Spain), I embarked on a week-long viaje to Austria. Acclimated to the Spanish winter temperatures (55℉), I did not fair too well in the 15℉ of Northern Europe. I had a wonderful time in Salzburg and …

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El fin de semestre

Wow it has been awhile...sorry for the large gap since my last post... Fortunately, I have stumbled upon a few minutes today to publish an update on some of my experiences over the last two months. There have been some days, maybe weeks, that were harder than others. I have been homesick, physically sick and a …

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Chapter 2: A Heart that Sings

Fellow Wildcat eloquently shares about her experiences and state of mind studying abroad in Sevilla, very relatable.

El Mundo Loco

“Someone’s tampered with this bludger,” Fred grunted, swinging his bat with all his might at it, as it launched a new attack on Harry.
“We need a timeout,” said George, trying to signal to Wood and trying to stop the bludger from breaking Harry’s nose at the same time. Wood had obviously gotten the message.
Madam Hooch’s whistle rang out and Harry, Fred, and George dived for the ground, still trying to avoid the mad bludger.
“What’s going on?” Said Wood, as the Gryffindor team huddled together, while Slytherins in the crowd jeered. “We’re being flattened. Fred, George, where were you when that bludger stopped Angelina from scoring?”
“We were twenty feet above her stopping the other bludger from murdering Harry, Oliver.” Said George angrily. “Someone’s fixed it, it won’t leave Harry alone.” …
Madam Hooch was walking towards them. Over her shoulder Harry could see the Slytherin team jeering and pointing…

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No pasa nada

No pasa nada... no te preocupes... tranquila, tranquila- just a few phrases that are recited to me daily as I assimilate to the Spanish way of life. Basically, don't worry about it!  Gonna be late for meal time? No pasa nada. Host mom nearly walks in on you naked? No pasa nada. Forget some euros …

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