Kayaking in Seville

Like most Acento students, I lived in the neighborhood of Triana during my semester in Seville.  Every day I walked over the Rio Guadalquivir on my way to school and saw people kayaking and rowing.  I eventually found out that competitive rowers and canoers come from northern Europe during the winter to train and practice

The World in Spain

It has been a week and a half since I returned home from my adventure across the ocean. I will say I was glad to come home, and even more excited to jump right into camp. So many people already have asked me what I liked the most in Spain, what I learned, etc. I

What a Day!

In this post, you’ll learn a little Spanish. See the bottom for help with the italicized words. What a blessing today was. Usually I won’t post every day, but today was too good not to share! We took a bus to a little church en un barrio de Sevilla. I was greeted with many smiles

Convenience and Comfort

A couple days ago I went to Encuentro, which is the youth group like meeting that my study abroad program does each week. We met outside in the Parque de los Principes. It was a beautiful day and one of the pictures that will stick in my head forever (snapshots as my roomie Ally would

La Tercera Semana

Zooming in on my past week, I was able to do, see and try many new things. I think one of my favorite things that will happen each week is a thing called Encuentro. It takes place every Wednesday night for an hour in La Hospital de Carnidad, which is a center for elderly men.

Seville – Like a Dream

Last spring break I went to Disney world with my best friend. I had never been there before and didn’t know what to expect and Kelsie was so excited to go with me because I had never experienced it. It’s so magical and even though I never experienced it when I was a little kid,

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