May in Trujillo

And so my time in Trujillo begins to draw to a close… The sunsets here continue to be pretty spectacular, but for some reason the sun now sets in the northwest instead of the southwest which is what Austin and I are accustomed to and it sets later every day. Currently the sun sets at […]

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Festival Season

April and May mark the coming of Spring here in Trujillo which means the tourists are coming back, the sun is coming back, and the festivals are coming back. For Austin and I, that means our weekends have gotten a lot more interesting so we tend to stick around Trujillo to enjoy our local festivals […]

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When in Reykjavik….

Ever since Austin and I went to Ushuaia and failed to see the Southern Lights, we’ve wanted to see the Northern Lights, the Aurora Borealis. It’s been this secret dream we’ve coveted. And we knew that we were closer to the more northern countries here in Spain so it would be easier to get to […]

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Back in Trujillo!

After my extended break home to wrap up some loose ends, I am finally back in Trujillo. The past couple weeks have been mostly me trying to adjust to the time difference, dealing with the culture shock of coming back, and settling back in. Which of course means visiting the castle at sunset and listening […]

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Of Birthdays and Elections

Birthdays in other countries can be either pretty great or pretty depressing. Sometimes, birthdays can trigger all sorts of feelings of culture shock and homesickness when you have to celebrate your birthday thousands of miles away from the friends and family you usually celebrate with. ┬áIn order to avoid that experience, I planned an epic […]

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