Instead of just bringing you a reader photo this week, I’m very excited to share with you An Out of the Way Place‘s very first guest post! Hopefully only the first in a long series to come, this post is brought to you by long time reader and friend Lilidh Kendrick, along with her friend and photographer Monika Rudžinskaitė (with captions by yours truly). Enjoy!
Holy Week in Sevilla
A year of study abroad is the perfect time to travel around, be spontaneous and have lots of unique experiences, or as they say in Spain ‘disfrutar de la vida’. I am currently spending a year studying in Salamanca in the north of Spain and, being an enthusiast of all things Spanish, I have made it my pursuit to explore every inch of this vibrant country and its many traditions (in between studying very, very hard, of course). With a week-long break from classes stretching ahead of me and no plans to return home this Easter, a couple of friends and I decided to do Easter the Spanish way – that is, without one single chocolate egg in sight. Everyone I asked seemed to be in agreement that Easter, or Semana Santa, in Seville is the one event that cannot be missed this time of year.
Easter in Spain could not be further from the bunny-worshiping, commercialized chocolate-fest that Continue reading