Learning about Euskadi

Wednesday, July 26  – Today we would be leaving to experience another ethnically distinct autonomous region of Spain: Euskadi in Basque or Pais Vasco in Spanish – the Basque country. This morning, we took an ALSA (Interurbana de Autocares S.A.) bus leaving at 8 a.m. for the Basque […]

The End of the Camino de Santiago

Tuesday, July 25 – This morning we walked to San Cristóbal Station and took the train to Santiago de Compostela. The train covered the 45 miles in about 40 minutes. Santiago is the capital of Galicia, which is an autonomous region of Spain. Santiago means Saint James in the Gallego […]

Back in Madrid

Sunday, July 23 – After leaving Philadelphia last night, I woke up on my USAir flight this morning over Portugal and admired the plains of Castilla Leon before touching down at Barajas International Airport. What a joy to be back in Spain! Back during my first trip to […]

Heading back to Spain!

Saturday, July 22 – After my first year of being “out in the real world,” I had earned time for my first paid vacation. I longed to travel overseas some more since I worked in the international department at my company in Atlanta, so I decided to meet […]

Farewell to London

For four months, I studied abroad in London, England. These notes are select entries from my experiences in the United Kingdom and Western Europe from that time. Wednesday, December 9 – I woke up for my final day in London around 6:50 a.m. I finished packing my gear, […]