Joys of Solitude

The world of solo traveling is a crazy adventure full of new people, new adventures, and exploration of self. Learning how to love yourself, and the joy of solitude is one of the greatest gifts of Solo traveling.

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Loneliness

There are moments, in this life I have chosen, where I hear the ghosts of all that could have been walk down the hallways of my mind. I reflect back on the long and windy path my life has taken thus far, and wonder if I have made the right choices. I wonder if it…

My, my Alice time does fly

Do you ever feel like Alice falling down the hole? As if you’ve taken one step, expecting to land in one spot only to find your self in a completely foreign place? But wait. Not only are you in some unknown land, you’re also unable to disconcern how much time has past. Has it been…

Stop or I’ll tell my mom!

The past couple of weeks I have been working in a Spanish play school, attempting to teach Spanish kids English. A task much easier said than done. There are five age groups: 4-5, 6-7, 7-8, 8-9, and a teenage group, and I work with group one, 4-5 year olds. It has been interested to observe…

Mourning a Book

I just finished the eragon series. It has been a long time since I have read the first three books but the final book wasn’t written until 2011 I have just now gotten around to reading it. There is a certain grief I feel whenever I finish a book series, and this time was no…

Eating watermelon with a fork

It has been a very long week. It’s hard to believe that only a week ago I left Seattle. After arriving at my house in Sevilla, I met my roommate and we explored the town. So. Much. Walking. Friday was orientation day spent walking the city, meeting teachers, and eating. Getting used to the eating…

Honey and Sugar

The sun poured through the window as I opened my eyes and welcomed another beautiful day. Although the warmth made clothes unnecessary I slipped a dress on and made my way to breakfast. Mi madre Español had an all day meeting, but she left my roommate and me breakfast on the table. As I sat…