My alarm promptly sounded at three a.m., and without too much fuss I was up and at em’.
Bags were packed, outfit was picked out the evening before, and we were out the door by 3:50a.m. 1,131 more words
The day I left XinGan was almost as hot as the day I arrived. The only major differences between the two days were that I was able to tolerate the spicy vegetables without water, I adapted to the humidity, I knew a bit more Chinese (like how to say tomato and vegetarian), and that I had a giant family of students who were sad to see me go. 775 more words
After a year of planning, paperwork and emails the day is finally here and I can’t quite believe that it’s actually happening. It’s time to fly to Seville and then make my way to the town of Zafra, where I will be working and living for the next eight months. 222 more words