Happy Easter! I just returned from a week of vacationing aka traveling during Spain’s Semana Santa or Holy Week leading up to Easter. Being that Spain is a very Catholic country, this week is extremely significant and full of events. Beginning on Palm Sunday Spaniards young and old process through the streets at nearly every … Continue reading Holy Week in Granada (Part 1)
Getting to know a foreign place involves taking winding backroads and in the process discovering the most amazing coffee shop imaginable. It means getting absolutely lost, asking someone for directions, and wind up becoming rather good friends. Tasting every food in front of you, making a fool of yourself trying to explain that sometimes you … Continue reading Islamic Spain
Greetings from Granada! These past days were full of highs and lows. Highs included being accepted into a lovely choir that happens to be singing some of my favorite pieces ever. Lows, I got a horrible stomach flu and was bed-ridden for a week. In case it was ever unclear, being sick in a foreign … Continue reading Granada: Mi Ciudad
Hello again from Spain! I cannot believe that I have only been here for two weeks. To justify my incredulousness somewhat, I have been to a total of 8 cities in 13 days; that is my excuse. In addition to the cities I was in during my voyage to Spain itself, I had the pleasure … Continue reading La Alpujarra
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