hosting an american; being a tourist in my own city
To say that I had fun last week would not describe how amazing it was, because Aubrey, my favourite American person, came for a visit as our schools have an exchange program. It was a week filled with constant going to cafes, eating Croatian food, going out and making the most of her week here.
Aubrey is from Florida and she's also 18 years old, she loves art, likes going to concerts and visiting museums, and as much as I know enjoys our coffee drinking tradition haha. We met a year ago when I came to her home as a guest for a week because our schools have a student exchange program, and that experience changed both of our lives completely.
To start off right, only a couple of hours later after she had landed, we went to my friend's birthday party so Aubrey could experience what our birthday parties look like. We stayed up partying until 2am, because the next morning my family decided we should go visit the Plitvice Lakes, the prettiest thing one can see in Croatia, and let's just say that those couple of hours of driving totally paid off when we were basically the only ones there and we could enjoy the nature in peace.
|me, aubrey, ines & sara|
Restless, our evening was reserved for a concert by a Canadian artist Teen Idle, but the only reason we went was because my dear friends who form a band called Side Project were their opening act! A band whose genre is described as graveyard pop with an unforgettable mixture of voices and amazing tunes was a perfect was to end the weekend.
Our week started with a tour of Zagreb's city center and the Upper part of town, which made me feel as if I were a tourist in the city I grew up in. The weather decided not to behave, so to escape from the rain we paid a visit to one of the most famous and interesting museums in Zagreb - the Broken Relationships Museum. Situated on the Upper town, it has a big collection of things which people left from their past relationships, from toys and photographs to an axe.