To begin, I have been in Barcelona twice in my lifetime; the first one was in December 2010, and the second one February 2013. Both were absolutely amazing experience. Furthermore, I fall in love how the public space is; such as Ramble and its coastline is. Barcelona is considered the second important city in Spain. Barcelona was a walled city. Industrial revolution Barcelona increase economic it allow to become in a relevant city.
I have some friend living there, and they were my host in that moment. In addition, Karla was my favorite guide, she knew everyplace and their history, maybe, because she is an architect and she is really interested in. While Rodolfo knew a little bit more about “Ciutat Vella” though he is an engineer. Undoubtedly, I learn too many things about my life; this implies that I recognized how my energy was managed. Namely, I cannot control what others think about me, so I can only control what I choose to believe about myself. In fact, I do not have and will never have control over what others think of me. However I always could take charge of what I think about myself.
In my opinion when I travel I get a step to learn deeply more about myself and it is always an enjoyable journey! As well as I enjoy “Sagrada Familia”, “Parc Guell”, “Ramble”, “Sants-Mont Juic”, “Vila Gracia”, Diagonal Avenue, “Passeig de Sant Joan”, “Gracia”, “Palau de la Música Catalana” delicious food, nightlife, and so on.
Santa Maria del Mar, made me remain to my father, he was a fisherman and I thought if my father could have came with my, maybe He would have appreciated it. Also, I could visited some museum including, The Foundation Joan Miró, Picasso Museum, Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (Designed by Richard Meier), and National Museum of Art of Catalonia. Moreover, Barcelona has many park, such as Montjuic, Parc de la Ciutadella, Park Guel, Diagonal Mar Park, and Poblenou Park.
Turning to my trips, when I arrived to Barcelona I meet with two friends Raquel and Karla. Raquel was spending her holidays as me. In that moment, Karla was living there. As can be expected we spent beautiful days walking around Barcelona, and chatting about how our life was going in. I remember a Saturday night my friends told me go out to a party, and I said off course go for it! Then, I never listened when Karla had tried to wake up, unfortunately I could do it. I was exhausted for a long trip from Munich.
To conclusion, I would like to say Barcelona is an out of the ordinary city, it could call a Global City, because I could see their different historical moment that show to me how this city had changed a long.
I was looking for a place where I could study English in UK. I thought in London, Cambridge, Oxford or Manchester. Then, I was thinking.. What I wanted? So I just wanted a quite and small city. Then, I chose Cambridge, because I had seen some web site about it, and could suppose this could be a relax, quite, small, a friendly city and Now I can say I was right, as a result of experience that I lived there.
I arrived in Cambridge about 7:00pm It was on saturday 12 January. I was really tired because It was a long trip from Venezuela, and from the airport to my homestay. Jacob received to me in his mother’s home. He helped me with my heavy luggage. Few minutes later I met Judith who was my mother homestay. She was really as a mother for me; she supported me when I was a litter bit sad, when I got sick, so that I am very grateful. In that house I met Amina, Luisa, Yuya, Damian and Dasha, from Russia, Colombia, Japan, France and Ukraine. All of them are amazing person that I love so much! I had learned a lot of thing. They helped me in how to improve my speaking, Amina for example, she usually came to my room to sing English song, Luisa said to me how to pronounce some word in correctly way. While we had dinner, Yuya, Damian and I talked to improve our speaking. And Dasha did some exercise that I had to repeat each word and I could not pass to another word if I did not pronounce well. Personally, they were very friendly, optimistic, kind, and respectful person.
My first day in Cambridge English School, I was strange because I was thinking how I could be here. I could not believe until a week after. I had been walking every morning to my school from home. It was about 50 minutes. However I did not feel that I just was relaxed and happy. Even so, I decided to hire a bike. In any case, I rode my bike even If the weather was not quite good. I enjoyed so much, when I ride my bike. I rented in Hire Bike close to my school Embassy English. I really felt as a child while I was riding my bike.
Otherwise, my English teacher were exceptional, I remember Bill, Rolf, Steve, Peter, Chri, Robert. Other special people were Katherine, Kerry and Jamie, and the girl who works in the lunch counter. I learned a lot of with them. I made a lot of friends I can not mention everybody however They know who are. They are from Russia, Ukraine, France, Germany, Italy, Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Switzerland, Latvia, Sweden, Czech Republic, Romania, Spain, Lybia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Japan, Chine, India, Thailand.
Cambridge as a City, is an interesting place, in my opinion it is a must do when you visit UK. It is a gorgeous, lovely, and a pretty city. Its urban design is cute, Narrow Street, colleagues building, gardens, square, green parks, and it is just flat. Despite you can enjoy its landscape from Great St Mary’s Church, and a littler one from Castle Mound. On the whole, in every place that you visit in Cambridge you can feel how old this city is.