A Groups Adventure

A Groups Adventure

Undoubtedly this program has meant a lot to me because of the amazing group I have out here in Barcelona. With each excursion into parts unknown and people unknown this group always made me feel welcome after each trip. There is no bitter complaining about...
The Adventure up Puigmal

The Adventure up Puigmal

Where and what is Puigmal? At and epic 9700ft Puigmal became the hallmark of my stay in Vall de Nuria as making it to that summit proved a physical and mental challenge. Vall de Nuria is situated right at the center of this extraordinary sights with accommodations...
Barcelona’s Graffiti Movement

Barcelona’s Graffiti Movement

From the moment you step out into the streets of Barcelona it does not take you long to notice the levels of graffiti preserved throughout the city. Whether it is valued or not by locals living within the community, its is clear that to a certain population of...
The Journey Up

The Journey Up

The Journey Up and Context A defining moment in my visit to Barcelona is no doubt the epic climb up Montserrat. The hike up the peak was not only a physical challenge for myself but also a hike with a layered history to it as knowing a historical locations past is...
The Streets of Gracia

The Streets of Gracia

Title: Mercat de la Libertat Our first designated stop in the vibrant local area of Gracis where the Mercat de la Libertat was designed as a centerpiece for the community to get their local fresh produce. The communal market opens at 8:00 am and contains all sorts of...

Away from the City

  Title: Slabs of the Sunburnt West The Slabs of the Sunburnt West, located at UIC campus was one of our assigned destinations that we choose to use in our presentation as we enjoyed the calm and open atmosphere. In the moment when campus was not crowded with...