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Horse Races of Sanlúcar de Barrameda – Carreras de Caballos 2014 en Sanlúcar de Barrameda

The horse races of Sanlúcar de Barrameda  is one of the biggest events of the year!

The races take place in two cycles; the first cycle is in the beginning of August and the second is towards the end of the month– the cycle dates are chosen based on which days have the lowest tides in the afternoon (because the horses race on the beach). 802 more words

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When I Get Homesick, I Stop Being Homesick and Be Awesome Instead

As part of my #tbt blogs, I´m posting a story I wrote back in May 2010. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)was created in order to help individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder. 2,700 more words


Expats Give Back: Madrid

Whether you’re heading back to Madrid this fall for another year of teaching, or getting ready to start your first year there, consider adding “volunteering” to the list of things you hope to experience while living in Spain’s capital city this year. 344 more words


Packing for Spain: round two

I’m usually the person who thrives under stress. I live for it. 10 page paper? Start researching the night before. Swimming in a relay? Throw me in the anchor spot. 2,653 more words

Me and Madrid: an Enduring Love Affair

My opinion of Spain, and Madrid in particular, has changed a lot since I visited for the first time back in spring 2005. In March 2010, after having lived in Spain for a total of six months, I wrote the following to describe just how my relationship with the country had changed since transitioning from being a tourist to a local: 1,299 more words


Where to eat in Sanlúcar de Barrameda: El Centro y Bajo de Guía

I’ll be honest…one of the main reasons I wanted to move back to Sanlúcar from Seville is the food! As a coastal town Sanlúcar is the epitome of what the Mediterranean diet should be; light dishes, lots of olive oil, local veggies, low in red meat, homemade breads, and let’s not forget fresh seafood! 997 more words

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