Spain: ¿Dónde están los churros?
Years ago I travelled to Spain as part of a larger Euro trip through EF Educational Tours. A couple of young high school spanish teachers felt brave enough to bring a large group of teens abroad to see the world. I'm so thankful my parents gave me the opportunity to go.
This was my 1st big trip "on my own" and it meant the world to me. (lame puns intended). I'm an Army Brat so therefore my family moved around a lot and were even stationed abroad in Germany two separate times. I loved the idea of packing my bags and getting on a plane to discover something new.
Our group stayed in Spain for one week during spring break. We stayed in Barcelona and Madrid. I felt really comfortable in Spain since I grew up in a spanish speaking household.
Here are some of the sights we explored in Barcelona:
- Park Güell
- La Sagrada Familia
- The Gothic Quarter
- Flamenco show
Here are some of the sights we explored in Madrid:
- Plaza Mayor
- Puerta del Sol
- Mercado de San Miguel
Quite honestly looking back, I can't believe how immature and picky of an eater I was. Pretty sure my diet consisted of churros and chicken wraps from the nearest KFC I could find. However, I still believe in the value of travel no matter the age. I was set on having a great time with my best friend, getting to know new people and buying lame souvenirs. In that sense it was a success!
Now that I'm older I'd love to go back and see some of the same sights and explore new places. I would definitely try the paella and fiduea that I skipped out on.
If anyone has any recommendations for fun places in Spain to explore please let me know!
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