It’s been a little while, so I figured I’d pop my head in and give y’all a quick update on life over here. I’m through 9 of 15 days of my intensive language course. Things are going well – I still feel like I’m reviewing the exact stuff that I’ve been learning and repeatedly screwing…
Photos from the first week in Granada
We’re getting pretty well settled here in Granada… Much easier to blend in a bit and feel more like a local. I’m learning the streets more and have a better sense of direction… Today we went for a tour of the Albayzin – the historic Muslim quarter of town on a huge hill next to the…
Things I’d Kill For Right About Now
A calzone Spicy food Cellular internet on my iPhone A drumset Buildings that aren’t frickin’ freezing everywhere Laundry that takes a couple of hours to run instead of the better part of a week. I’ve been wearing the same pants since Saturday. Anything but a lager. Stout, pale ale, WHATEVER!
Small Victories (with apologies to Shakira)
My intensive spanish course doesn’t allow the use of English to help define Spanish words, so when we don’t know one, we have to explain its meaning in Spanish. It’s difficult at times… I’ll give you an example here. I’ll leave it alone for the hispanohablantes to figure it out, with English spoilers afterwards… Today we…
Well I’ve been in Granada for a couple of days now, and I’ve been able to adjust to the city some more. I’ll commence the unfocused mental dump of my observations from the last few days: Granada feels way more urban than I had expected. I thought it would be a small to medium-sized town…