Do Not Touch: a picture series

After a couple of weeks of being in Sevilla I started to take pictures of my finger "touching" some of the monuments and places I saw and this quickly became a fun thing to do everywhere I went. As I was trying to clean up my phone and get rid of pictures I didn't need … Continue reading Do Not Touch: a picture series

“But you already speak Spanish”: Studying abroad in Spain as a Hispanic American

When I told people I would be studying abroad in Spain, their reaction always went a little like "oh well that will be easy for you because you're Colombian, you won't have to try"... and yes, in a certain way I knew it would be a little easier for me to adapt to this new … Continue reading “But you already speak Spanish”: Studying abroad in Spain as a Hispanic American

Barcelona: Oh my Gaudí!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZpSOSfymV4 The week of Semana Santa I took a quick trip to Barcelona to see some of the greatest architecture of all time and strut the streets of this beautiful city as the Cheetah Girls taught us how... Barcelona is a pretty incredible city, full of historic architecture, yet modern buildings. It is a beautiful … Continue reading Barcelona: Oh my Gaudí!!

Feria de Abril: Party time!!

As you read about THE biggest party in the world, I'll leave you with some of my favorite Andalucian songs... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E19owSLrZVw Sevilla tiene un color especial- Los del rio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IU73T5wIl4Q My favorite song to dance sevillanas to: Mírala cara a cara Two weeks after Semana Santa, Sevilla suits up to host a week long fair … Continue reading Feria de Abril: Party time!!

Semana Santa: How Sevilla turns into a life-size passion

All throughout the year, "hermandades"- brotherhoods of each Parrish, prepare for the most important religious week of the year, Semana Santa. The streets, usually populated by cars and motorcycles turn into paths for beautiful images to pass through, accompanied by penitents and bands. Semana Santa is a week-long event which has a tradition for each … Continue reading Semana Santa: How Sevilla turns into a life-size passion

What I love about Sevilla & what I miss from the States

Being in Sevilla has been the greatest adventure and experience I've had so far, from meeting people I wish I could spend more time with, to being in places I never imagined being, Sevilla has definitely had its up and downs, things that make me love it, and some things that I wish were different. … Continue reading What I love about Sevilla & what I miss from the States