Travel rambles that i should’ve posted a while ago, reflecting on last year: Winter/Spring: January 2016: Flight from Buffalo to SFO Winter quarter of freshman year begins at Stanford Trip to SF Japantown – Cherry Blossom Festival Spring Break: mid-March / 1 week SJC to San Diego Stayed at Goldie’s beach house in Del Mar […]Read more "2016 Travels"
Day 6 ( June 21st) In fair Girona, where we lay our scene… Girona is a medieval gem of a town about an hour North of Barcelona. Much history, much fun. Girona has 2 recent claims to fame: Mark Zuckerberg proposed to Priscilla here at the hotel they were staying at (really, Mark?? – there […]Read more "Really, Mark Zuckerberg? A Day in Girona"
Day 4 +5 (June 19th + 20th) Preface: During the trip, I justified my lack of journaling by telling myself that by looking at the daily trip itinerary, I would remember everything that happened. False!! Even as I piece together the days by looking at the timestamps of my photos, I have lost the beauty […]Read more "The Elusiveness of Memory + Mescladís"
Day 3 (June 18th): Official class began today with our first guest speaker, Oriol Amorós. He is a member of the Catalonian parliament, and he lectured us on Catalonian migration. He was extremely engaging and passionate about his work, and his lecture was one of the best lectures I’ve ever attended. Some facts learned: The […]Read more "Bo Bo Boqueria"
Day 2 (June 17th) Hola! Com va? Molt be, jo espero! ^ The fruits of our 1.5 hour crash course in Catalan. We started off day 2 with a 1.5 hour crash course in Spanish, lunch on the terrace (featured pic), and then a 1.5 hour crash course in Catalan to close off this thing […]Read more "Com va?"
Day One (June 16th, 2016) Arrived at El Prat bright and early and very jetlagged! On the 9 hour flight here from Washington D.C., I accomplished reviewing 30 minutes of Spanish vocabulary, fast forwarding to all of my favorite parts of The Force Awakens, watching the beginning of Deadpool, watching all of Crazy Stupid Love, […]Read more "¡Bienvenido a España!"
Hello. Two years ago, I had the opportunity to visit Spain and France for ten days with my high school. Life was great in France – my stomach was full of croissants and nutella, I smelled of the lavender fields in Avignon, I twirled around in the gardens of Versailles, and my instagame was at […]Read more "A brief jump in time: July 6th, 2014"