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Home Sweet Home Away From Home

SPAIN | Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | Views [772]

  I missed the water. The music of the lapping waves. The scent of wet sand and driftwood.  The festival in Bilbao was fascinating, but there was a lull in the afternoon and the coast was calling to me. I wasn’t even sure if I could ... Read more >

Tags: beach, home, plentzia, spain, water, waves


My First and Last Fight

SPAIN | Saturday, 6 Sep 2014 | Views [826]

The way her nose crinkled in barely disguised disapproval when I told her of my plans came as a bit of a shock. I knew the younger generation in Spain was by no means a fan of bullfights, but I did not think it would be so frowned upon for me, a curious ... Read more >

Tags: arena, bilbao, bulls, matador, spain


An Inspirational Wedding Failure

SPAIN | Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | Views [856]

It’s not every day you marry your cousin. It’s also not every day that your wedding day turns out to be a complete disaster. But such was the fate of Queen Isabella II of Spain. Oh the things you learn on walking tours.  Crowned ... Read more >

Tags: arts, madrid, opera, spain, teatro real, theatre, wedding


Hello, Bilbao!

SPAIN | Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | Views [864]

It started out as a rainy miserable day. I had to catch an early train from Barcelona to Bilbao and thankfully it was only a ten-minute walk, as it was just starting to drizzle. With the clouds hanging like an impending doom over the train, I had trouble ... Read more >

Tags: aste nagusia, basque, bilbao, festival, rain, spain, train travel, travel


Nameless Friends

SPAIN | Saturday, 23 Aug 2014 | Views [978]

Considering the fact that I spent close to an hour panting behind her like a woman in labor, I’m surprised she acknowledged my existence, let alone wanted to talk with me. We had spent the past hour headed up to Montserrat Monastery on a lovely ... Read more >

Tags: barcelona, friends, la rambla, monastery, montserrat, spain



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