I am Brave!

I am Brave!

I woke up the morning of our Montserrat excursion with mixed emotions. I felt fairly confident about the day because I was able to climb Costa Brava, but I was anxious because I knew it was not going to be an easy day. When we arrived to the bottom of the mountain, I...
I Will Be My Own Tour Guide

I Will Be My Own Tour Guide

My ideal city tour is sitting on a bus and someone leading the tour, but this time, a small group and I were the tour guides. This past week I spent my time walking through locations around the city center. As someone who is heavy, walking feels like a chore and it...
Talk About an Uphill Battle!

Talk About an Uphill Battle!

On Tuesday, as a group, we hiked 8 miles along the coast of Spain in the Costa Brava region. For those of you that do not know me, I am not an active person and was very nervous for this hike. One reason being, I am the biggest person in the group and have never done...
Stop and Smell the Rosé

Stop and Smell the Rosé

The day started with an hour long bus ride to the Penedes region where we visited a winery, Eudald Massana, in the morning, lunch at La Posada de Sant Pere, an olive mill, Ca La Madrona, in the afternoon. Albert was our tour guide and translator for the day. Watching...
“Come on, Let’s Be Free in Barcelona”

“Come on, Let’s Be Free in Barcelona”

As Ed Sheeran sings in his song “Barcelona” dancing through the streets, having fun in the sun, and being free all over the historical city, we set off to explore it for ourselves. Over the past week, I explored the Old City of Barcelona, and saw two thousand years of...