My Trip Essay

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The minute plans start to come together for any vacation, the excitement and counting down the days doesn’t stop until it’s finally time to start the journey. Trips to an unfamiliar, foreign place are invariably my first choice because I am able to explore things that I’ve never experienced in my life before. Getting to see how diverse the buildings and cultures are in peculiar countries is an extraordinary opportunity that not everybody gets to do in their lifetime. My first vacation abroad was an eye opening, life changing, three-week trip to London, Spain, and Italy that I will never forget. The moment I stepped out of the gigantic, movie screen on every seat equipped plane in London, England into Heathrow Airport, I knew I wasn’t in America, …show more content…
Since we were going to the city of Pisa, it was a no brainer that we had to go see the Leaning Tower of Pisa. When we arrived to the Piazza dei Miracoli, which is where the tower is located, I was overwhelmed with the amount of tourist trying to capture the impeccable image of themselves trying to make it look they were holding the leaning tower in place. It was impossible for me to snap this picture with no one in the background because there were far too many people trying to do the exact same thing as me. When we went to city of Napoli, my cousin was persistent on us going to this hole in the wall pizza restaurant called, L 'Antica Pizzeria da Michele. When we arrived to the restaurant we were appalled at how many people were waiting outside for a table, making us hesitant to go inside and find out how long the wait was for a 13-person group. Eventually someone squandered up the courage and we found out the wait was three hours long! We contemplated whether to stay and wait or just find a different pizza joint, but my cousin made his case and we all decided to stay. The time went by extremely slow standing under the heat of the blazing sun, and to make it all worse, we were so hungry we could eat a horse because we weren’t expecting to have to wait an eternity to eat a simple pie. When the time finally came, we were seated inside this puny restaurant that looked so …show more content…
I will be forever grateful to my parents for taking me on this wonderful journey and being able to witness different cultures and listen to the uncountable different languages that are spoken by the residents and tourists. Getting to visit the astonishing countries of England, Spain and Italy will be something that I will cherish for the rest of my life and hopefully I will be able to go back someday and see all of the things that I didn’t get a chance to see the first

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