The trip of a lifetime: San Cristóbal Island won my heart

A quick note: I wrote this post day by day, so I had no idea that my week would change so drastically. I’m also writing on mobile, so excuse the formatting and I’ll edit it all when I get home. When you think of South America, what do you see? Is it the infamous dangerContinue reading “The trip of a lifetime: San Cristóbal Island won my heart”

A bit of introspection

As we were pulling weeds as part of our volunteer work this morning, Abe and I agreed that after only 24 hours on San Cristobal island, we love the place. He doesn’t think two weeks here will be enough. I reminded him that I only have one, and then we started planning how to maximiseContinue reading “A bit of introspection”

Nerja week 3 – 24 hours in Malaga

Tuesday: Crikey. I spent today warding off period cramps, which is not something I usually have trouble with. After battling exhaustion for the last few days, I finally succumbed and barely left the house all day, apart from to fetch pads, crisps and a chocolate bar. Have you ever seen a more stereotypical bunch ofContinue reading “Nerja week 3 – 24 hours in Malaga”

Week 2 in Nerja: party in the plaza and breakfast with a view

Tuesday: Two things. 1) I’m an absolute sucker for new clothes and 2) my wardrobe might survive a summer in England but it is NO match for Spain, meaning I need more tops. Thankfully, #secondhandseptember was saved by the wonderful Nerja market and it’s jumble stalls, selling all kinds of clothing for <5€. We poredContinue reading “Week 2 in Nerja: party in the plaza and breakfast with a view”

Nerja week 1: falling in love with Andalusia

I’m super lucky to be visiting the Spanish town of Nerja, near Malaga, for 3 weeks, and I’m going to write a blog post for each week! We flew out at 5pm on Tuesday, a little later than anticipated, so my first test was ringing the transfer company to make sure that the taxi wouldContinue reading “Nerja week 1: falling in love with Andalusia”

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