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Semana Santa in Spain

Semana Santa for Beginners

Me and the Easter bunny Right now Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is in full swing in Spain. Or it would be if it wasn’t raining like crazy. As I am writing this I can hear the crowds of people outside my apartment and the boom boom boom of the processional drums. Easter is celebrated […]

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Mysterious Walls of Córdoba

While I was wasting time at work this afternoon, I began to sift through the vaults of unpublished posts on my blog. Seriously, who does this? Anyways, I came across this draft I meant to post a year ago when I was living in southern Spain. There has been a mystery brewing in Córdoba, and […]

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What a crazy week!

So this week has been so crazy, in both good and bad ways (but mostly good!), and it’s not over yet! Monday: my 2011 Spain World Cup Champions jersey finally arrived! I’ve been dying to get my hands on one of these beauties for ages, but just couldn’t bring myself to shell out for one. […]

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La noche blanca del flamenco

At some point in June on my way to and from Málaga and Logroño trying to sort out my visa nightmare, I passed through my town of Córdoba where I stopped for a few days to say my last goodbyes, visit my school one last time in Espejo, and take in La noche blanca del […]

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Nerja: land of beauty and magic

I saved the best for last and decided to head out to Nerja on my last day in Spain in June. I had heard about Nerja from friends, and everyone always agreed on how beautiful it was, so I was pretty excited to check it out for myself. Located 56 km to the east of […]

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Marbella: land of trust funds and yachts

Ok, Marbella, need I say more? Land of the rich and famous, of glamorous celebrities and the obscenely wealthy. At this point you should probably be asking yourself, what on earth was I doing there in my running shorts and tevas? Well, to say I’ve been there and to find some better beaches, that’s why! […]

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