My Trip At The Airport

1589 WordsOct 19, 20157 Pages
It was a Sunday evening when my parents told us we were going on a trip. My younger brother Charlie and I were so excited since we 've never been out of the country before. We would be gone for only a week so I had to fit in as much as possible, I wanted to see all the history and culture this small country offered. I did all my research on it before we left and I even taught myself common terms. The day we left was a day I will never forget; I remember sitting at the airport shaking my leg like crazy because I was so eager to go. Flying there felt like forever but, the moment I saw the prodigious green mountains, I was astonished. The second I stepped outside the airport, I felt the crisp, cool air hit my skin and suddenly goose bumps…show more content…
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