Returning From Spain
Jul25

Returning From Spain

It has been about two weeks since I came back from Spain. My last couple of days in Spain were spent exploring the capital, Madrid. While in Madrid, I toured the Royal Palace. My favorite part of the tour was seeing the Royal Armory. The Armory has a wide variety of weapons and armor used by the Royal Family throughout history, such as armor for horses, lances, shields, etc. While there, I also saw all of the extravagant rooms of the...

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Final Week in Spain
Jun28

Final Week in Spain

This is my last week in Spain. I am starting to miss the US a little bit, but I am not 100% ready to come home. I have had a great time in Spain. Last weekend, we went to Barcelona. We went to Park Guell, the Sagrada Familia, the Olympic Park, and the art museum. I had a great time, and we have visited other cities in Spain as well. As a part of our program, we have visited Bilbao, San Sebastian, and Roncevalles. I actually went to...

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Hello from Pamplona
Jun05

Hello from Pamplona

Hello, my name is Wil Carpenter, and I am a junior aerospace engineering student studying abroad in Pamplona, Spain for the month of June. Obtaining a greater level of Spanish fluency was the main reason that I chose to study abroad.  I have taken three years of Spanish in high school and Spanish 201 in college. However, I have never felt completely comfortable talking in Spanish. I can read it write it well, but I always had trouble...

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