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Essays In Spanish About Vacations

My Family's Trip To Spain Essay

I had been to Spain before and knew it was the perfect place if you wanted sun, peace and quiet. As soon as I got off the plane I could feel the humidity and smell sweat in the air, even though the airport was air-conditioned. Our rental car wasn’t big enough to fit all three of our suitcases in the boot so we had to put the third, and the biggest, on the backseat of the car making a barrier between me and my younger brother. Sleep came soon as I had no sleep on the journey so far and was rudely awoken at 4:30 in the morning to get to the airport.
The villa that we were renting from a friend was situated in the middle of nowhere and came out of thin air just like folk say Las Vegas does in the desert. When we arrived everything was as expected, a 2 bedroom villa with all the comforts of home and outside was a BBQ terrace with a sparkling azure swimming pool, we also had pomegranate and olive trees growing around us. The only problem was that the cable TV was broken and all the other channels were in Spanish. BUT we had a solution...
Before the trip my Mum had the brilliant idea, or as it turned out not so brilliant, to bring with us 10 movies from the euro shop as they were cheap and would help us pass the time. The problem was that with being cheap they were not masterpieces. This meant that every time we watched a DVD we wasted an hour and a half of our lives watching absolute rubbish; well at least it did the job of passing time!
Time flew past as we spent most of our days in the pool or making the occasional trip to the local supermarket for essential supplies (which surprisingly was very English!) We would sometimes venture afar on special trips; we went to an aqua park, the stunning Sierra Espuna, and to a Safari Park, or rather not on the day we intended. It was nearing the end of the holiday and we were ready and excited, waiting to go to the Safari Park. That’s when my mum asked my dad where his wallet was. Now, if you know my dad well you would know that he was very forgetful, especially with his wallet. It all snowballed from there, we...

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My Trip to France Essay

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My Trip to Eastern of America

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My Trip to America- Personal Narrative

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The Trip To My Parent's Village In China

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Personal Narrative Sociological Concepts in My Trip to Europe

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My trip to Yellowstone National Park - A short Memoir

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My Trip to the Country

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My Trip to an Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting

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My Family's Medical Issues and My Desire to be a Pharmacist

614 words - 2 pages The experience I had during my senior year was inevitably the worse. My mother was in a critical condition when she was diagnosed with jaundice. Her liver had swelled up to 18 centimeters when her body rejected the sulfur drugs were used for her fungal infection treatment. My father was in and out of the hospital for the side effects of his medications. He suffered emotionally and physically for almost three months until he found the most...

noun
1. (time away) 
I am going to travel to Mexico during summer vacation.Voy a viajar a México durante las vacaciones de verano.
2. (break) 
I need a vacation from my family after the reunion.Necesito un respiro de mi familia después de la reunión.
intransitive verb
3. (to spend time away) 
I usually vacation in December.Normalmente, voy de vacaciones en diciembre.
Next year I am going to vacation in Europe.El año que viene voy a tomarme unas vacaciones en Europa.
We're vacationing in Florida right now.Estamos de vacaciones en la Florida ahora mismo.
Noun
1. (university) (United Kingdom) 
a. la vacaciones (F) () 
to take a vacationtomarse unas vacaciones
intransitive verb
2. (general) 
a. pasar las vacaciones (United States) 
3. (in summer) 
vacation[vəˈkeɪʃən]
1especially(Britain)(Jur)receso (m) vacacional (formal);periodo (m) vacacional
2(Univ)
the long vacationlas vacaciones de verano
3(US)(holiday)vacaciones (f)
to be on vacationestar de vacaciones;to take a vacationtomarse unas vacaciones
4(vacating)[of premises]desalojo (m)
(US)pasar las vacaciones
vacation course (n)curso (m) extracurricular durante las vacaciones; (durante las vacaciones)(in summer)curso (m) de verano
vacation job (n)empleo (m) de verano
vacation pay (n)paga (f) de las vacaciones
vacation resort (n)centro (m) turístico
vacation season (n)temporada (f) de las vacaciones
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