Tag Archives: Blake Peterson

Blake Peterson with host family members

¡Adios, España!

It feels like just yesterday we were getting ready to go to Spain. Applying for my passport, buying plane tickets, and meeting with JCC faculty to prepare for our departure;…

Luci with Abuela Cristina and Joli

The Adventure Goes On…

Have I already been home for a week, back to reality and away from my Spanish life? Unfortunately, it is true. I cannot believe how fast time flies. I am…

Blake Peterson at a beach in Spain

United Cultures: Facilitators of Awesome

Over the past two and a half months, fellow student Luci Sena and I have been keeping you up to date through blog posts and pictures of our many different…

Semana Santa procession in Spain

I’m Going to be Cliche: Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!

APRIL ALREADY!? You know what they say, “time flies when you’re having fun!” So it’s cliché, but it really sums up my time here in Valladolid, Spain. In January when…

Children make Father's Day cards in classroom

So Much to Celebrate!

I have had a very fun past couple of months, and I can’t believe that I only have less than a month left here in Valladolid. These past few weeks,…

view of Salamanca from high within cathedral

Travel-ception (Travel Within Travel)

First off, I want to apologize for the cheesy title of this blog post that bears reference to the 2010 thriller starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Inception. With that out of the…

Sopa de cocido, Spanish soup meal

Caution: Reading This May Cause Mouth to Water

Food. Where can I even begin? I love food; I am legitimately passionate about food. Eating is one of life’s greatest joys. I know that for a fact. Therefore, one…

woman working in La Espiga bakery

Culture Shock (Noun)

Close your eyes for a moment. Oh wait, I take that back…you have to keep them open to read this blog post. METAPHORICALLY close your eyes and imagine you are…

front of cathedral in Valladolid, Spain

New Experiences!

Every once in a while, you have a day where you try something new. Whether it is a new type of food, looking at a math question in a different…