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,

Don’t Let the Extraordinary Become Ordinary

Extraordinary: exceptional in character, amount, extent, degree, etc.; noteworthy; remarkable This past weekend a few friends and I decided to pack a picnic lunch and head to some Roman ruins outside of Seville, called the city of Itálica. These ruins include mosaics and bathhouses, but also an entire amphitheater! The place we chose to stop and

Accion Solidaria

Another awesome thing that I’m excited about here is my Accion Solidaria (community service). I’m working with a program called Solidarios: Personas Sin Hogar (People without homes). I get to go out every week (Only once so far, because last Thursday it was raining :S) and we offer cookies and juice/hot chocolate to the people,

Wait… It’s Already Been a Month?

A recent blog entry from a beginner student on Semester in Spain who is studying Theology at Trinity Christian College. So classes started, and for the first few weeks we had a whopping two students in the class, including me. This actually has proved to be a valuable experience, and I can already tell I’m

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