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Five Favorite Things From 2011

5) Remezcla I began freelancing for Remezcla on a regular basis in May. Since then, I: covered the Latin Grammy Nominations Press Conference where I met members of Zoe, Calle 13, Pepe Aguilar, and others. traveled to Las Vegas to … Continue reading

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Planking Across Spain

I don’t recall exactly the “how” or even the “why” this began but for some odd yet humorous reason I ended up planking a number of sites during my trip to Spain. What began as a simple one-time joke became … Continue reading

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Friday at Griffith Park Observatory

“There’s Griffith Park.” “Griffith Park? Is that where the observatory is at?!” “Yeah, up this hill.” “Let’s go!” 20 minutes later, my friend and I were at the top of hill, parking her car and giddy with excitement. Neither one … Continue reading

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Museo Casa de Cervantes: The Former Home of Don Quixote’s Father

Museo Casa de Cervantes (House of Cervantes Museum) is a museum dedicated to the life and work of Spain’s greatest writer, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. The museum is the former home of Cervantes who lived in Valladolid with his family … Continue reading

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Segovia, Spain: Romans, Goths and Catholics

I wonder if History teachers in Spain toss their written materials out the window and book a field trip for their students in place of a lecture. It wouldn’t surprise me if this were the case considering the amount of … Continue reading

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Wednesday in Salamanca, Spain

I spent a long afternoon with friends in the city of Salamanca last week. We covered most of the city but I wish we could have stayed longer to enjoy more of it. Here is Rick Steves with a wonderful … Continue reading

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A Weekend Jaunt to Pamplona for the Running of the Bulls (Fiesta de San Fermin)

The Fiesta de San Fermin is an annual festival held in Pamplona, Spain most famous for the daily encierro¬†a.k.a. the running of the bulls. The event was thrilling and tiring (my friends and I slept on a patch of lawn … Continue reading

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