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Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 10th October 2010, 03:38 AM
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Posted By tobyo
I see this is an old thread but what the heck?...

I see this is an old thread but what the heck? I'll answer the original question too.

What brought me to Spain? While a sophmore in college I saw posters for studying abroad. and since I was a...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 26th June 2010, 01:03 PM
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Views: 3,172
Posted By tobyo
Thumbs up excelente!! fabuloso! muchisimas gracias!!...

excelente!! fabuloso! muchisimas gracias!! agradezco mucho :)
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 26th June 2010, 12:29 PM
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Posted By tobyo
thanks for this post! I too spent 5 days in...

thanks for this post! I too spent 5 days in Madrid with a day trip to Toledo last month. I'm going to go look at your links now.
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 23rd May 2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,700
Posted By tobyo
I finally did get to see what was there...

I finally did get to see what was there yesterday. but thanks for the reply nonetheless :)
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 21st May 2010, 05:55 PM
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Views: 2,700
Posted By tobyo
tents in Plaza Mayor, Madrid

can anyone tell me what those white tents are for in the middle of the Plaza? I haven't looked during the day time. Each time we've passed by it's been later afternoon or evening and there's nothing...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 16th May 2010, 04:40 AM
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Views: 6,471
Posted By tobyo
thank you eldeano and greytop very much for your...

thank you eldeano and greytop very much for your replies. after our little scare and possible last minute cancellation of our trip, all is well!!! and we will be able to keep our train reservations...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 14th May 2010, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,471
Posted By tobyo
refunds on renfe tickets purchased online in advance?

I sure hope I don't have to deal with this. alas....my husband may not be able to travel tomorrow. We'll find out tomorrow morning from a doc he needs to see....We've been planning a 2 week trip to...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 4th April 2010, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,554
Posted By tobyo
wow, looks cool!!!

wow, looks cool!!!
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 31st March 2010, 02:46 AM
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Views: 5,554
Posted By tobyo
ah, that's happened to me a couple of times. once...

ah, that's happened to me a couple of times. once at Disneyland, oh wait, that was the hubby.....but another time we went to the state fair and it was the most awfully cold day and we all bought...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 29th March 2010, 03:01 PM
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Views: 5,554
Posted By tobyo
perfect! exactly what I needed to know. and...

perfect! exactly what I needed to know. and thanks for the restaurant recommendation as well, appreciate it!
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 29th March 2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,554
Posted By tobyo
is AVE from Madrid to Segovia a popular route?

I'm asking because based on what I read, there are many commuters between Madrid and Toledo and I wanted to be sure to get a round trip ticket (we're going there for my birthday in May) for our day...
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 24th March 2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,348
Posted By tobyo
it's very common!

it's very common!
Forum: Learning Spanish 21st December 2009, 03:14 AM
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Views: 6,162
Posted By tobyo
the only thing with the site quoted is that I...

the only thing with the site quoted is that I couldn't get it to work. when I attempted to watch/listen to a video I got "not available in your area". I haven't looked to see if there is a version...
Forum: Learning Spanish 19th December 2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,551
Posted By tobyo
shucks, ¨not available in my area¨. maybe only...

shucks, ¨not available in my area¨. maybe only available in the UK? or Europe....
Forum: Learning Spanish 19th December 2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,395
Posted By tobyo
por fin escuche el podcast. y me gusta muchisimo....

por fin escuche el podcast. y me gusta muchisimo. nos han dado unas excelentes sugerencias. muchas gracias! (sorry about the lack of diacritical marks, I haven't yet figured out to do them on this...
Forum: Learning Spanish 12th December 2009, 04:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 55,833
Posted By tobyo
oooo! I think I will have to get that one! ...

oooo! I think I will have to get that one!

thanks for this thread too, I agree wholeheartedly. I am adding some of these books to my amazon list. whee!!
Forum: Learning Spanish 24th November 2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,253
Posted By tobyo
okey doke, thanks!

okey doke, thanks!
Forum: Learning Spanish 24th November 2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,253
Posted By tobyo
I'm still thinking about this, it does sound...

I'm still thinking about this, it does sound great. however, I am saving all my pennies for my trip to Spain next May and yet another monthly expense right now might just put me over the edge ;)
...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 24th November 2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,348
Posted By tobyo
here's what we did. we started saving years ago,...

here's what we did. we started saving years ago, my husband and I each putting $5/week into a box. every so often I'd go deposit it into our special Spain account. then eventually we calculated how...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 2nd November 2009, 04:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,775
Posted By tobyo
very interesting thread! :thumbs-up:

very interesting thread! :thumbs-up:
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 2nd November 2009, 04:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,775
Posted By tobyo
by They Might Be Giants ;D

by They Might Be Giants ;D
Forum: Geek's Corner 7th April 2009, 03:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,291
Posted By tobyo
;) my daughter's is not at all loud! at...

;)

my daughter's is not at all loud! at times I want to switch with her....alas, demasiado trabajo pienso ;D and now I know to avoid that next time. live and learn.
Forum: Geek's Corner 4th April 2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,291
Posted By tobyo
I have to turn mine off. I have one of those...

I have to turn mine off. I have one of those VERY LOUD computers that if you (or one of my cats perhaps) even bump into the keyboard tray it gears up VERY LOUDLY. did I mention how loud it is? :D
...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 4th April 2009, 05:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,009
Posted By tobyo
ay, que triste :(

ay, que triste :(
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 20th December 2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,660
Posted By tobyo
a few more traditions

my husband is mostly Swedish and his parents will be here Christmas Eve. so we'll serve their traditional Christmas Eve supper: Swedish meatballs, Swedish sausage, baked beans and our own addition:...
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