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Here’s today’s #MyGlobalLife Monday challenge:
My answer? The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight by REM. It’s always the first song that pops into my head when I hear the word abroad or Portugal.
Back in college, when I was studying abroad in Germany, I eurailed all over Europe during our 2-month spring break. One day, I was on a train heading to a beach town in southern Portugal. I was listening to a mix tape (yep, a tape, on my walkman) that I’d gotten from a guy I’d started dating when that old REM song came on. You know that feeling you get when you’re traveling, when time stands still, and you feel like you’re going to explode because feelings, and you can’t believe you’re out seeing the world? That’s how I felt when I heard that song…and I how I still feel whenever I hear it.
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