While in Segovia, I made sure to order cochinillo for lunch. A specialty of Segovia, cochinillo is roasted suckling pig. It was absolutely DELICIOUS, and I stuffed myself quite hardily. Though I must say, I was rather disappointed that I wasn’t able to get a photo of the one with the head on it…it would’ve made quite the … More Lunch in Segovia
It seems that I’ve been slacking like crazy on the blog posts this past week!! Many apologies to those who actually frequent my blog…I’ll be better, promise. Friday the 25th marked the completion of my 25th circuit around the sun (that’s 24 years young, son!), and I couldn’t be happier about spending it here in … More Mi Cumpleaños y Segovia
Every Sunday in Madrid, an enormous outdoor flea market called El Rastro is held near the center of the city. After wasting my Saturday entirely recovering my lost hours of sleep from the night before, I decided that if I was going to do anything, it would be exploring El Rastro! I took my sweet time getting up and … More El Rastro & El Museo de Reina Sofía
Well, I’ve gotta say…my first club experience was everything I thought it would be and more! After my initial plans to go out to Chueca for the evening fell through, I received an invite to go out from some fellow USAC fellas. My lady Ashley and I met up and made our way via Metro … More It ain’t a party until you see the sun rise!
First week of classes down. Outcome? Success! Despite being completely overwhelmed at the beginning of this week from thrusting myself full-force into a new culture and language, Friday has finally made her appearance and I’m finding myself feeling totally at ease. Course load synopsis: Track II Español (M-F): If I had a better vocabulary, I … More First Week in Madrid!