What I Learned: Week 9

  1. Spaniards start putting Christmas decor out in stores around Halloween.
  2. Salamanca has one of the oldest universities in Europe.
  3. “Puente” in Spanish means bridge across a river, overpass, or a holiday lasting multiple days .
  4. Strikes sometimes shut down universities in Spain.
  5. There are the remnants of ancient Roman and Arabic towns all over Spain.
  6. It isn’t rude to enter a church during mass just to see the art/architecture.
  7. Spain, again, has a functional government!

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