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Holi Catalunya…

Holi Catalunya…

Holi – the festival of colors – is a religious holiday that marks the beginning of spring.  It is celebrated on the last full moon day of the lunar month Phalguna (February/March) of the Hindu calendar.  During this time, the normally strict social rules are abandoned, and people of all ages, gender, class and casts intermingle to … Continue reading

Life with a carnival mask…

Life with a carnival mask…

When I think of carnival, I immediately think of Rio.  I think of dancing the sultry night away to samba while wearing an elaborate, glitzy, mid drift bearing costume complete with matching headdress.  While Brazil is host to the largest carnival celebration on the planet, the days leading up to lent are also celebrated in countries … Continue reading

Besos y abrazos…

Besos y abrazos…

One day during lunch, my coworkers and I were discussing religion.   Yes, a taboo topic amongst co-workers in America, but this is Spain – with the exception of perhaps Franco – nothing is really off limits.  Specifically, we were talking about the conservative nature of the Muslim religion.  My co-worker (of the XY variety) then … Continue reading

Accidentally alone in Bilbao…

Accidentally alone in Bilbao…

I would describe myself as a pretty adventurous person.  I’ve done the typical adrenaline rush activities – skydiving, bungee jumping, white water rafting, etc.  I’ve traveled the globe, visiting 25 countries across 5 continents.  I’ve even moved across the Atlantic to a new city where I didn’t know a soul.  Yet there is one thing … Continue reading