End of another week, living in a new (old) world

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Lisa begins her week,

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at the Gracia Metro station,

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up the hill to school (photo courtesy of Julie Jackson),

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to begin the first official week of orientation at BFIS (photo courtesy of Julie Jackson).

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Festa de Gracia continues…

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the crowds grow,

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by day …

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and night, often until 5 am = Mary and Lisa get little sleep.

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The work week wraps up with a send off to a new friend, Melissa,

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on her way around the world via bike. BFIS’ loss will be Oregon’s gain.

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Beautiful women everywhere.

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Lisa’s ends Friday with an adventure to CREARTE salon, touching up both her hair and her Spanish.

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Saturday Las Chicas adventure by train to Sant Pol de Mar,

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with fellow teachers from BFIS,

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and return in time to watch the Red Hook Fixed Gear Crit, Barcelona.

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Mary shows off Official Press Pass used at race.

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Las Chicas wrap it up with a Sunday ride along the beachfront bike path,

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and take in more fun art. Return to Gracia to find a Sunday afternoon swing dance in progress. (click on link to see video).

AfternoonSwingVid from Mary Reynolds on Vimeo.

© 2013 by Lisa Howells and Mary Reynolds. All rights reserved

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