Food and Drink

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“The open road”: On Traveling Alone

“The open road is a beckoning, a strangeness, a place where a man can lose himself.” –William Least Heat Moon Before I came to Scotland, I was chatting with a coworker who spent the previous year in Northern Ireland about her extracurricular travels, to Nice, to Bath, to London, to Glasgow, to other places I … Continue reading

Ser una turista: Parte uno

I like touring what are called “sites of interest.” That’s just what I am. Give me a bus, some good walking shoes, a camera, a waterbottle, and a tour guide with a corny sense of humor. And isn’t Madrid a fantastic place to wander around and bitch and moan about how much your feet hurt … Continue reading

Protected: ¡La Espicha!: What do you mean I can drink (legally) in Spain?

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Las cosas que encontré en España y/o Asturias: A Continuing Series

¡Hola, chicos! Time is just flying by. In only two weeks, I’ll be volando home. I didn’t think that a month would feel so short, but it does. Still, I’ve been trying my best to absorb the culture as much as I can. Here are the little things I’ve become to pick up on. I … Continue reading

En la ciudad de hadas

Oviedo es como un cuento de hadas. — Woody Allen June 6, 2011 ¡Hola, chicos y chicas! Anyway, still catching up on posts from Madrid, so wait for them, ‘kay? So, I have survived my first day of clases. . .not really. Today was just orientation. First, Laura made me huevos fritos con jamón y … Continue reading

En Madrid: Parte Dos

¡Las comida y bebida! May 31 – June 4, 2011 Agnes Scott provided dos meals a day in Madrid, el desayuno at the hotel and either el almuerzo or la cena. The comida were tasty but, I had (and have) to get used to some things, though: 1.)  Meals are looonnnngggg. We would spend hours … Continue reading

Can I travel forever?: ¡A Oviedo!

June 5  ¡Hola, chicas! Anyway, I took a five-hour train ride to Oviedo on Sunday. I forgot how much I love trains since I haven’t been on one in years, but my ride to Oviedo rekindled that. First, though, the train station at Chamartin es muy grande. It had several stores and restaurants. We had … Continue reading

¡Mis vuelos a España!

Hello, everyone! Sorry for the late update, but my Internet access is limited at best in Madrid. I’ll kick off my catch-up posts with a bit about my flight. I’ve never travelled alone internationally before, and I was terrified since some people (you know who you are) kept on telling me horror stories about missed … Continue reading

Protected: What I want to do in Oviedo: 1.) Drink sidra

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July 2021