Capturing Details in Photographs

When wandering around new places (or even our normal surroundings for that matter), it’s important to notice and appreciate the details. Since I carry my camera and iPod Touch around with me on most days, I try to capture these…

Market Day in Alcúdia

It’s market day in Alcúdia and the street vendors are out selling their wares. You’ll find whatever your heart desires at these local markets: vegetables for your afternoon meal, meat or cheese to go with your wine, or flowers to…

A Day in the Life

Since many of you won’t be able to come and visit me here in Spain, I wanted to give you a taste of what a typical day is like for me. Granted, I couldn’t take any videos or pictures in…

Mallorcan Ensaïmada

One of the most popular foods that I’ve learned about here on the island is a pastry called ensaïmada (en-sigh-MAH-duh). Ensaïmada was introduced to me by my students on my first day in the school. They had purchased a large…

Winter in Alcúdia

Today, I woke up around 9am, wanting to get a good morning walk in before I started the day’s activities. After heading towards the water, I realized how different the beach scene looks now compared to early October. The tourists…

New Appreciation for Mallorca

Flying into Palma from Barcelona is a pretty beautiful thing. So far, this is the only route that I’ve ever taken to fly into Palma. This particular flight route takes you directly over the island, essentially dissecting it east to…

Simple Pleasure #4: Social Invitations

As the odd woman out here in Spain, I’ve really come to appreciate any invitation that comes my way to do something social. This might be joining the Argentinian at the beach bar for a cup of coffee to practice…

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