*Note, I was going to try and do just one blog post per city, but it just felt too long! So, sorry another Barcelona post is coming.* It was another early wake up after our night out. Susan and Will were nice enough to pick me up at the ungodly hour for my short flight to … More Day 16 & 17 : Barça, Part I
Today we were heading into Basel, Switzerland, where my cousin works and lives *and* my aunt works and has an apartment to stay at in the city. My flight to Barcelona was early the next day so we’d planned to come in anyways and spend the night rather than get up and drive an hour … More Day 15: A Confession and Family Time in Basel, Switzerland
Today I slept, ate, blogged, showered and got dressed around 6pm and printed all my Spain shit.
I got up early and rode to the Frankfurt airport with the students. It was moving to see the sunrise the day we were leaving. and Nadia showed me where to purchase a subway ticket to the Frankfurt train station in the bottom of the airport. From there, I was catching a train to … More Day 13: Transition
It was our last real day in Europe and we had been prepping students for our return: “Don’t take too much (or any more!) money out so you don’t get stuck with Euros.” “Stop buying things if you’ve run out of room in your luggage.” It’s been quite a learning experience to watch and talk … More Day 12: Rothenburg and wrapping up
So you’ve figured out I’m about three days behind, haven’t you? Yes, I’m actually writing this cozied up at my aunt’s glorious house in the black forest country side of Germany, with even the nearest store about 30 minutes away. It’s an amazing opportunity to see family, (do laundry) and relax before hoisting my luggage … More Day 11: Dachau during the Day and Rothenburg ob dur Tauber at Dusk
After our lovely welcome to Munich the evening before, I was looking forward to the following day. We knew we had a guided tour, with a local guide, and then some afternoon free time. What I didn’t quite realize was that some of the other teacher chaperones had arranged for our guided tour to stop … More Day 10: Munich on my own