Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Charlotte Anderson
4 followers
4 followers
About
Posts

Post has attachment
Adios, Alcoy!
Six weeks flew by, six weeks that I can say without exaggeration were the best of my life. Our 2014 ND Alcoy group has become a family, one that will dearly miss our Spanish RA's Ale and Cristina when we return to the States tomorrow. It is impossible to wr...

Post has attachment
Una Cena Para Recordarnos
With less than a week left of our Alcoy adventure, the program treated us to a farewell dinner last night at one of Alcoy's nicest restaurants. Here's a sampling our meal in pictures (sans the fish of the main course), starting with tapas and finishing with...

Post has attachment
Une Crepe, S'il Vous Plait
 "Someone stole my money! I just lost 3,000 euros!" a girl at our hostel front desk told the manager, tears streaming down her face. At 1am after a long day of traveling, those were the first words that welcomed us to our three-day stay in Paris. We were n...

Post has attachment
Apretando La Naranja
"Listening to a piano concert is like squeezing the juice out of an orange," said the MC to the assembled Alcoyan crowd at the concert we attended last Thursday. "If you clap at the wrong time, you won't get all the juice out because the performer gets dist...

Post has attachment
Saltar Como los Delfines
Last weekend began with a bang, as we visited Oceanografic, the largest aquarium in Europe, situated in the center of Valencia. Amidst a crowd of mostly 12-and-unders dancing to the Macarena and Waka Waka, I saw my first ever dolphin show. I was impressed b...

Post has attachment
F.U.T.B.O.L.
F renar : To brake, slow down . With multi-hour lunches, siestas, and 10pm dinners, the Spanish way of life places more importance on taking one's time than on rushing through a tight schedule.  Even the way the city of Alcoy is set up, with densely packed ...
Wait while more posts are being loaded