Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Mission call /spain trip 2011

MY LITTLE BROTHER IS GOING TOOO------ARGENTINA! How exciting, we found out the night before we left for Spain. He is really going to be a great missionary. Im sure going to miss him though. Ive loved having him home for a few months. Defiantly one of my best friends. He always drops in at the right time. He took care of our dogs while we were gone on top of working full time. Just a good kid. We all love him :)

Spain was of course amazing! I couldn't pick my favorite pictures, but did the best I could. We were there the same time the E-coli epidemic broke out and guess who brought it home??? ME! we were reading and 16 people have died from it! I thought I had some sort of parasite but thankfully bacteria is treatable. So Im fine, just pitiful and sick all the time. NOT my favorite thing we brought back, my Doc said ill be back to my old self in a month or so. So back to the trip it was more than I ever thought it was. EVERYTHING is so beautiful and OLD, the History and Art was overwhelming and intricate. THE FOOD ....Well I guess if you are a conesuer of food you would LOVE it, if you are picky, prob not. But Danny and I both had so much fun just EATING lol. The Beach in Cadiz was my favorite, the white sand the warm breeze and layed back atmosphere was heaven to me. The Nudies ...well not so much. Tried to spare you all by not getting any of them in our photos. It was quit the task to, they were Everywhere, well pretty much Everyone. I loved how warm and inviting everyone was and how they really take care of you. Thank goodness Danny can speak Spanish and new his way around. Malaga's Shopping was HEAVEN ! even walking through the ritzy shopping was amazing. Every ones style is so different from the states, it was very interesting to see what the women wear out there. I loved how everything came to life at night, seriously things don't really start going till 11 PM. Well the flights weren't as bad as I thought, I didn't mind the 9 hour plane ride into Madrid but I got claustrophobic in the itty bitty ones. I really loved going and am so grateful to my parents for taking Gracy for 10 entire days. Europe is great and such a fun place to visit but I LOVE America and am so thankful for my clean streets and clean house and safe atmosphere. really, I was amazed at some of the places Danny served. They glamorize things that are defiantly not glamorous. Im glad I got to experience that.

My fav's

-watching danny eat his fav rotisserie chicken
-eating from shop to shop all night
-Jamone and Queso'
-Spanish candy
-lemon fanta and lemon Schweppes
-shopping down central malaga
-Romantic Ronda
-ice cream
-the Alhambra
-seeing Gracy for the first time after 10 days.


JWPhillips said...

I'm soooo jealous. The pics are beautiful, and you look amazing in every single one. I love all of the buildings and night pics. Congrats to little brother, that is awesome.

Stan & Ash said...

This lOoks amazing!!! Oh my gosh I bet you had the time of your lives. I am so happy you were able to go do this! It really does look so incredible!

DR and Brynna said...

Ugh, so jealous! Love all the pictures, so beautiful. I'm loving all the old buildings and cathedrals. And can I just say how pretty you are? Your husband is a lucky man!

Tiffany said...

I get more and more jealous every time I look at your pix. I'm so glad you got to go!!! You guys look like you're having so much fun in the pix. I almost expected you to get E Coli, you are a weird magnet for trouble and bad luck. Thanks for sparing us the nudie pix. If you like Spain, you should plan a trip to beautiful and exotic Kansas City!!!!