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 […]Read more "Festival Season"
When Austin and I first arrived in Spain he expressed his eagerness to visit Morocco, which seemed doable since it’s literally a ferry ride away from the border of Spain. Having had a friend study abroad in Morocco I was also interested in visiting, plus, having been to the Middle East, I was interested in […]Read more "A Long Bus Ride Through Morocco and Other Short Stories"
In order to dedicate a whole blog to Iceland, which it obviously deserved, I had to skip out on a few things that happened in Trujillo, so this blog is a little out of order as I go back and recount those and then skip ahead again in order to catch you up on the […]Read more "When in Trujillo…"
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 […]Read more "When in Reykjavik…."
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 […]Read more "Back in Trujillo!"
We spent three wonderful, albeit wet, days in Seville before catching our next blablacar to Granada. I sat in the front seat this time to give Austin a break. He’s much better at small talk than I am, but he’d had to sit in the front of the majority of our blablacars so I felt […]Read more "The One With the Cities Where I Didn’t Study Abroad"
My friends studying abroad in England (the ones I met up with in Barcelona) planned a separate trip to Madrid at the end of November. Unfortunately for them, and myself, it was pouring rain the entire time so it wasn’t quite as picturesque as usual but I brought Austin’s umbrella and took them to all […]Read more "Toma, Antonia!"