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Goodbyes

SPAIN | Sunday, 15 Dec 2013 | Views [341]

My toes disappear beneath the soft white sand as I wiggle my bare feet into the ground. Amy is sitting on the a stone step in front of me, her legs crossed, chattering away, her choppy British accent dancing over the sound of waves. Jamie chucks a stick ... Read more >

Tags: bittersweet, friends, friendship, goodbyes, leaving, sitges, spain, travel


MUCHO!

SPAIN | Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | Views [453]

"Oh, I knew I was making my life into a song-and-dance routine, a production number, a shaggy dog story, a sick joke, a bit. I thought of all the longing, the pain, the letters (sent and unsent), the crying jags, the telephone monologues, the suffering, ... Read more >

Tags: drinking, friends, friendship, language, social, spain, spanish, travel


Mañana, mañana, mañana

SPAIN | Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | Views [254]

The siesta mentality rules in southern Spain. Almost everything closes at 1pm for the two-hour siesta, except for banks, which close at 2pm... and just don't reopen. People stay up late, wake up late, eat out often and avoid stress at all costs. Jennifer ... Read more >

Tags: culture, patience, siesta, spain, spanish culture, tomorrow


La Libertad

SPAIN | Friday, 11 Oct 2013 | Views [397]

The sea spreads wide as I walk down the alley way, a small sliver of blue growing before me in all its dark and rumbling majesty. Deep navy clouds loom on the horizon and the threatening wind whips my hair around my face. I am encased with the muted ... Read more >

Tags: beach, freedom, ocean, sea, seaside, solitude, spain, travel, travel alone



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