Mi vida en España

(My life in Spain) by Erin Elaine

Fjords Day 3

I rented a bike and rode all the way around the Esefjord and Svaerefjord and back for a total of 40km. They’re smaller fjords so they feel more enclosed, so … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fjords Day 2

I hiked up to 575 meters (started from sea level) and was rewarded with these amazing views. Beautiful!

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fjords, Day 1

I took a ferry along the Naerofjord or “Narrow Fjord”. Mountains appearing around every new bend, soaring up around you and surrounding you. These pictures don’t even come close to … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

First Glimpses of Bergen, Norway

The historic harborfront of Bergen is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and it’s clear why. It feels like being transported to another era.

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stockholm Archipelago

Stockholm is amazing, and my favorite part is actually the archipelago outside the city. There are over 25,000 islands, some of them so tiny they only have one house on … Continue reading

July 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

In love with Croatia

I’ve been in Croatia for two and a half weeks and I love it! I spent 4 days in Dubrovnik, which is such an old and beautiful city. I walked … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Things I Will Miss About España

Paella and other yummy Spanish food. Speaking Spanish. Sometimes I feel useless, sometimes I feel brilliant, but it’s always a great learning experience. The Metro!! Oh, the metro. I love … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Farewell night!

It’s not just me leaving Madrid, a lot of my friends are, too. For a ‘last night out’, myself and some of my close friends from work went out together. … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Valencia

After 2 years of living in Spain I finally made it to Valencia! It’s such a gorgeous city, I found myself staring open-mouthed at the architecture several times. Of course … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Avila

At the end of May I took a day trip to Avila with a friend. The historic center of the city is completely encircled by medieval walls, which have been … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cordoba (Part II – Patio Festival)

Every May, something called the Patio Festival takes place in Cordoba, in Andalucia. Dozens of people open their flower-filled courtyards to the public, and entrance is free! They’re all competing … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cordoba (Part I – the town and the Mezquita)

In May I finally visited Cordoba and I absolutely loved it. Beautiful town, cheap food, history around every corner. My friend Julie and I timed our trip with the annual … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

UNESCO Sites – June 2014

A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the UNESCO as of special cultural … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

One Week Left

A week from today, I’ll be spending my last night in my Madrid apartment, and then flying to Croatia the following morning. The goodbye will be a bit drawn-out as … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · Leave a comment
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