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Friday, October 1, 2010

The Arrival

Departure: San Diego, September 26, 2010 9:50 AM
Arrival: Tel Aviv, September 27, 2010 2:15 PM

After being on a plane for over a day (including lay overs) I finally landed in Tel Aviv. My iPod wasn't connecting to the WiFi and I was getting nervous that I wouldn't be able to reach Moty, family friend, who was picking me up. I finally made it through passport control, baggage claim, exchanging money and finally to the arrival gallery. Scanning faces and I don't recognize anyone. I keep walking and then I see Moty. Hugs and other hellos and we drive to Herzliya.

I make my way through tuition, housing, get my cell phone and with a counselor and Moty we drive to my new apartment....Ibn Givrul. What should have been a 4 minute drive quickly became 10 minutes due to all of the one way streets.

After checking out the apartment and picking my room--the only one that was left (even though no one else was in the apartment)--I packed a bag pack and headed back with Moty to where Efi was working--a big showroom for interior design. Efi and I had a contest as to who would fall asleep the fastest. She won.

After a good night's rest I was ready to go back to my apartment and unpack.

1 comment:

  1. Do you like it when people leave comments?? If so, I will comment on every single one :) When are you going to post some pics of your apartment and surroundings???