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Jessica Oglesby
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The State of the Swamp
It is my DC six-month-aversary, so I figured that now would be the right time to give a "State of the Swamp" update from our great nation's capitol.  ^ not my house, but loved this door I begrudgingly moved here six months ago from my soul city New York (mo...

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Malaga, Spain
My very last Spain post!  We concluded our trip in Malaga. A beachside town that was sunny, but unfortunately with a bitter cold wind blowing through, not much sun bathing going on.  Our hotel was right on the beach and the first thing I noticed was these c...

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The Future is Female
Here on the blog I have been reminiscing about my travels in Europe as I wrapped up my final semester at Franklin University Switzerland.  But, my heart is bursting with emotions right now. So, I'm taking a break from nostalgia and writing down all of my th...

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Malaga, Spain
My very last Spain post!  We concluded our trip in Malaga. A beachside town that was sunny, but unfortunately with a bitter cold wind blowing through, not much sun bathing going on.  Our hotel was right on the beach and the first thing I noticed was these c...

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Al Hambara, Granada, Spain
 The red (female). That is the direct translation of Al Hambara from Arabic. Probably because she sits atop the hill like the red queen of the city of Granada. The Al Hambara palace was a highlight of our trip in southern Spain and a "must-see"!  ^ photo of...

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El Toro Bravo & Córdoba, Spain
I mentioned it in the Ronda post, but part of this Academic Travel involved learning about "corrida" and "el toro bravo", aka bullfighting. It was fascinating because it is such a complex part of Spanish culture that is really controversial, but after this ...

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Ronda, Spain
Ronda is in the province of Malaga and is a town in the Spanish mountains. On a cliffside to be precise. You'll see it in the photos, but the town is perched rather precariously on the edge of a steep canyon. It is a truly beautiful place. Ernest Hemingway ...

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Seville, Spain
HOLA AMIGAS  (let's be honest, do any men read this blog?) Not to be all mysterious and worldly , but as I am returning to this blog after a little five month break, I can't help but think about how much has changed. How I've been around the world and back....

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Berlin, Germany
First, a little background story: In February I was supposed to spend a long weekend in Istanbul. I was so excited to explore the markets, the Haga Sophia, and buy some turkish delight (my favorite)! Unfortunately the  tourist-targeted bombings  in January ...

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Fall / Winter Roundup
Before I move on to talking about my most recent travels during my last semester here at Franklin, I want to wrap up 2015! Since I'm so behind on blogging, this post is going to cover October, November, December AND January! So get ready! I spent last Fall ...
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