España

Sevilla, España

Durante nuestro segundo día en Sevilla visitamos el Real Alcázar, la residencia de la familia real española cuando visitan Sevilla. El complejo data de la edad media y ha atravesado distintas etapas históricas que se reflejan en su arquitectura. Hay vestigios de arte islámico, mudéjar y gótico. Después de caminar por varias calles terminamos en… Continue reading Sevilla, España

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España

La catedral de Sevilla, España

A finales de diciembre de 2017 visité algunos países de Europa. Primero fui a España. Me reuní con mi mamá y una amiga en Madrid y de ahí nos fuimos a Sevilla. Sevilla es una de las ciudades que capturaba mi imaginación desde niña.  Tras la conquista musulmana de la península ibérica, se convirtió en… Continue reading La catedral de Sevilla, España

China

Pingyao, Shanxi, China

Initially, I had planned to spend the whole week in Beijing, but my friends suggested a short trip to Pingyao in the Shanxi province. Pingyao is a walled city that dates from the 15th century. It has preserved almost intact its traditional architecture, so it is a good option to see what Imperial China was like.… Continue reading Pingyao, Shanxi, China

China

The Forbidden City, Beijing, China

The Forbidden City is in the center of Beijing. This palace complex was the home to the Emperors during the Ming and the Qing dynasties, from 1420 to 1912. There are 980 buildings in the complex which are a beautiful example of traditional Chinese architecture. The Forbidden City is in front of Tiananmen Square. There… Continue reading The Forbidden City, Beijing, China

China

Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China

After spending an amazing weekend with my friends, I was on my own on Monday. They had to go to work and left me with a Lonely Planet guide as my companion. I went to the Temple of Heaven and spent most of the afternoon there. The Autumn weather was great, somewhat cold but still… Continue reading Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China

China

Jingshan Park, Beijing, China

I traveled to China in November to visit some friends of mine who are living in Beijing. Two of them have been there for four years and will be leaving soon. The other two arrived a few months before my visit. I had a small window of opportunity to see them all together in the… Continue reading Jingshan Park, Beijing, China

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Mis encuentros con Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh llegó a mi vida cuando estudiaba en la universidad. Un amigo me prestó Anhelo de Vivir, una biografía del artista escrita por Irving Stone. Ese mismo libro fue circulando de mano en mano entre otros amigos. Pronto, todos los que lo leímos nos convertimos en admiradores del pintor. Para mí, significó una… Continue reading Mis encuentros con Van Gogh

India, India 2017

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

One of my best friends came to India at the end of October. I could not take days off from work to travel with her as I would have liked it, but we managed to visit Varanasi  together during a weekend. This was my third trip to this city. You may check out the previous… Continue reading Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh