Mallorca September 13th 2008 Well, I finally have time to make my final blog about Spain. What a summer I had. I met amazing people, and saw amazing places in Spain. I experienced the culture and got to live with a wonderful family!
We ended the summer off by going to Mallorca. Its a Spanish Island in the Mediterranean Sea. When I saw the first beach I was in SHOCK! It was GORGEOUS! Like nothing I've ever seen before. Clea ... read more
Europe » Spain Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
I was consumed by the travel bug during my first summer of university. I had four months of freedom, so rather than apply for a restaurant job in my small (albeit beautiful and quaint) hometown of Port Perry, I applied to teach English in Madrid, Spain. I managed to become an Au Pair for an ah-mazing spanish family, who took me in, and allowed me to travel around Spain with them in exchange for teaching their three children English. I fell in love with Spain, and it will always hold a special place in my heart.
Following that summer, I couldn't really just stay at home, so the next two summ... full info