1. Blackberry bushes were everywhere.
2. You could never get water (unless it was from a sink in the bathroom) but you can always get beer.
3. Everyone seems to walk everywhere.
4. It always seems busy (people everywhere you go).
5. Someone else has always been there (in the steps carved for paths, cultivated forest).
6. Everyone smokes (except the tourists).
7. There are plants in every window of every building (and most have window boxes of petunias or begonias).
8. The public transportation is wonderful!
9. Sandwiches on short buns taste better.
10. Everyone has time to just relax (share and ice cream at the cafe or walk down the street).