Andalucía, Europe, Spain

Córdoba, Andalucía

February 18-20, 2022 I visited Córdoba for a few days back in December 2021 as part of my winter trip throughout some of the major cities in Andalucía (see blog posts 1, 2, and 3). One of my friends from college, Avery, joined the auxiliares de conversación program this year and was placed in a… Continue reading Córdoba, Andalucía

Europe, Portugal

Braga and Guimarães

December 6, 2021 In the middle of my trip to Porto, Portugal, I signed up for a full-day tour to two nearby towns: Braga and Guimarães. I went to the meeting point and met the seven other people I'd be spending the day with: two couples from Canada, one couple from the US, and our… Continue reading Braga and Guimarães

Europe, Spain

Weekend in La Coruña: Day 2

March 12-14, 2021 After sleeping in a bit, my first stop of the day was one of La Coruña's most famous sites: the Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hércules). This is the oldest known lighthouse still in existence. It was built sometime in the first or second centuries AD and overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. The… Continue reading Weekend in La Coruña: Day 2