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What main languages are spoken here?:

Spanish is the main language spoken here. There are also people from Germany who speak German and people from Africa who speak many languages, including French and Arabic. Most people know a little English because it is taught in all of the schools. 

What type of money is used here?:

The euro is used here. The euro is used by all countries in the European Union. 

How much does a bottle of water cost?:

A bottle of water costs one euro. How does that compare to the cost of water in the United States?

What was the best meal this week?:

My best meal this week was paella, a Spanish rice dish.

What music did I listen to this week?:

I like to ask people for music recommendations to help me practice Spanish, and one of my friends told me about the band Efecto Pasillo. They are from the Canaries, and the song "No importa que llueva" ("It doesn't matter if it rains") makes me smile.  

What activity was the most fun this week?:

Right now is Carnaval, which is a week of celebrations that happen in the Canary Islands every year. Due to the pandemic, there were no parties in the streets this year, but I still got to learn about what makes Carnaval so special. I loved celebrating at a lunch with my friend and his family.