Seeing Señora Ana in Sevilla

When I left Seville 8 years ago as a student I was contemplatively sad.  I’d spent a year there and was happy to be going home to see Gabe, my family and friends again, but I knew that it would be a long time before I’d go back.  Logically, I thought, as I’d spent a [...]

Welcome to Europe! -- Spain

When we got off the plane in Madrid after 6 months in South America we had to scratch our eyes.  Everyone was still speaking Spanish, but after shooting through customs, grabbing some Euros from a convenient ATM, and hopping directly on the subway without taxi drivers hassling us, we knew that we were in Europe.  [...]