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Academic Travel: Southern Spain

^^ Granada's Alahambara palace in the background I’m not quite sure how I made it this far, but I just finished my FINAL academic travel! What?!  I’m having one of those pinch-me-I’m-not-really-graduating moments. Somehow it just didn’t really hit me until it was over that this was my final academic travel at Franklin, and that in the “real" world I won’t get to go gallivanting across the globe for two weeks every six months.  Of course I’m excited for this next step in life, but Academic Travel has been a highlight of my time at Franklin and I’m certainly sad to see it come to an end.  ^^ The mountain village of Ronda that is featured in chapter 10 of Ernest Hemingway's novel 'For Whom the Bell Tolls' Traveling for two weeks in the Andalusian region of southern Spain was a certainly nice ending to cap off my travels though! This is one of my closest travels geographically and maybe not as distant of a destination as you might expect a sen