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Hello everyone!
My name is Jamie. I am currently a junior at UW La Crosse. My major is Organizational and Professional Communication with a minor in Spanish and in Psychology. This summer I am studying abroad in Seville, Spain for 5 weeks and then visiting a friend in Denmark for a week before heading home. I am taking on this adventure with my good friend Ashley. This blog will hopefully capture the amazing experiences we will have on our adventure in Europe! I hope you all enjoy!

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Parasailing in Marbella

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Cádiz

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This weekend we took a day trip to Cádiz, Spain. Cádiz is a small peninsula in Southern Spain with many beautiful beaches and lots of history. We took a train to Cádiz which was pretty cool because I have never been on a big train like that before. We arrived in Cádiz and got a small tour and history lesson on the city. We also visited an open air market which had a lot of smelly and creepy looking fish but it was still pretty cool. Then we headed to the beach! The water was much warmer than the past beaches I visited here in Spain. I actually did quite a bit of swimming in the ocean at this beach which was very relaxing and refreshing after a week of extremely hot weather in Sevilla. We spent a couple hours at the beach then headed back to Sevilla to spend our last weekend enjoying Sevilla's night life.

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