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Mi Piace, Mi Gusta – Day 24: Holy Toledo!

Did you know the expression “Holy Toledo” came from the hilly town of Toledo, Spain? ┬áIt was one of the few places Jews weren’t persecuted in Europe. They thought of it as a holy town . . . hence, holy … Continue reading

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Mi Piace, Mi Gusta – Day 23: Non ho le parole! (I don’t have the words!)

I don’t have the words to describe today, so instead I will just list what happened. 1. On our way to find breakfast, we saw Kermit the Frog walking through the Plaza del Mayor. I should have known right then … Continue reading

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Mi Piace, Mi Gusta – Day 22: El Domingo Ocupado (The Busy Sunday)

You would think that with temperatures in the 100s that Katie and I would be taking it easy in Spain. Despite drinking lots of water and walking slowly, we still managed to fit in a lot today. This morning for … Continue reading

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Mi Piace, Mi Gusta – Day 21: Hola, Espana! (Hello, Spain!)

Today is my very first visit to Spain! I am happy to be here with someone who speaks Spanish! This morning in Florence it took at least 5 phone calls to different taxi companies to get a taxi to the … Continue reading

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Help me name my next travel blogging adventure!

As I write this, there are only eight days of school left. Normally, I teach summer school, but for the first time in my teaching career, I’m going to take the summer off! And you know what that means . … Continue reading

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