The Oldest City in Western Europe

After visiting Jerez de la Frontera we continued on to Cádiz, the OLDEST (continuously inhabited) CITY IN WESTERN EUROPE. It was founded by the Phoenicians (you know, the dudes who invented the alphabet? No big deal.) circa 1100 B.C.  It’s also a great little beach town, so we enjoyed a day in the sun, sand and surf. The water was waaaaayyy too cold to fully enjoy the surf though haha. But the point is: now I know what a beach on the other side of the Atlantic is like, too!
In Cadiz with friends! Here's Katherine.Beautiful Cadiz
Carnaval weekend!
Walking the streets of the cityCity + beach = Happiness


The Horrible Flight Was Horrible

But it didn’t start out that way.

Once I was able to get past the whole “oh-my-gawd-I’m-leaving-my-country-along-with-all-that-is-familiar-and-dear-to-me-and-turn-the-plane-around-cuz-I-want-my-mommy!” (You know, that little gem) it was actually pretty cool.

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