Today, we just stayed at home and did homework. This was one of the assignments: to write a sentence for each place we had gone to in Europe/Morocco.
London: all the tall skyscrapers, all the grand monuments, and all the pigeons
I love chasing pigeons so I was happy there were a lot of pigeons.
Madrid: the taste of my first churro and the calm feeling of being with relatives
A churro is a famous spanish treat that I ate for my first time in Madrid.
Toledo: the run down the mountain to the Tagus river
In Toledo, we took a run down the hill to a river to find a geocache.
Merida: the glory of the bridge while running by
The Puerto Romano is a beautiful bridge that is longest ancient bridge in the world.
Seville: walking up the 60 ramps of La Giralda
La Giralda is a famous tower that you can climb.
Malaga: the 50-minute train ride to something beautiful
We got to see a beautiful art museum and a tremendous castle and much more.
Fuengirola: the 4-foot tall waves batting me with saltwater
The waves at the beach in Fuengirola were tremendous
Cordoba: walking through the endless arches and feeling the style of the Moors
In Cordoba, there is a mosque/cathedral that has tons of arches.
Mijas: the cute white houses with their red tiled roofs
Almost all of the houses were identical.
Ronda: staring up at the 2,460 foot cliff in awe
Ronda is a city on top of a cliff and we went to the very bottom and stared up
Lanjaron: the small cute cottage with the delicious vegetables
Our host gave us a box of interesting vegetables when we were staying.
Guadix: the underground houses going deeper and deeper into the mountain
Guadix is a city that has houses inside the hills.
Granada: each mistake counts
The Alhambra in Granada is so detailed that the artist must have done a ton of work.
Tangier: The fun of knitting all day long
I learned to knit, so then I did a whole bunch of it in Tangier.
Fez: the crowded streets and our beautiful riad
Fez is full of local people, so you are always trying to squeak through.
Erg Chebbi Dunes: the aching bottoms and the sound of drums
We rode camels in the Sahara, and our bottoms got really sore.
Todgha Gorge: At the bottom of the gorge lay our hotel with the stars above us
We went to the gorge and stargazed up from the bottom.
Ouarzazate: a quiet city it is indeed
Ouarzazate means a quiet city, and we arrived at night so it was a quiet city.
Marrakech: the bustling wide streets with the sound of bargains and snake charmers
Marrakech is also bustling with people like Fez, and there is a lot of bargaining.
Polcenigo: the taste of gelato and the laughter of the king
We played a game called King, and it is where one person sits in a chair and the others try to make him/her laugh.
Venice: the happiness of seeing seagulls
I love chasing pigeons, and now I get to chase seagulls!
Rome: Each day was a big day
We went out each day and did something big like The Pantheon, The Vatican, or The Colosseum.
Zurich: the wind tunnel blasting me back
We went to a science museum where there was a wind tunnel that would blast tons of wind at you.
Nancy: the warm welcoming of dinner, lunch, and breakfast
Each day, Jean-Louis and Claire would make a delicious meal.
Colmar: the cute gingerbread houses laid all over the city
The houses in Colmar look like gingerbread houses.
Ribeauville: the delicious dinner with apple and pear pie
We had a delicious dinner with Virginie in Ribeauville.
Riquewihr: seeing the tombstones of family members
We saw some tombstones with the last name of Bucher in a cemetery in Riquewihr.
Heidelberg: going through the ancient Renaissance castle
In Heildeberg we saw a beautiful castle in ruins