SPAIN

HIHI WHERE ON EARTH DO I START?!?!?!!!! I’M CURRENTLY HAVING THE MOST INSANE SUMMER OF MY LIFE AND NOW I’M IN A MANIC RUSH TO DOCUMENT IT ON HERE SO WHEN I’M IN THE DEPTHS OF DOOM (read: third year, followed by living with student debt) I CAN LOOK BACK AND SEE WHEN I FELT ON TOP OF THE BLOODY WORLD AND EVERYTHING WAS AMAZING! I’M TYPING IN CAPS LOCK TO EXPRESS MY PURE ENTHUSIASM. I’M PROBABLY GOING TO SPREAD THESE PHOTOS OUT OVER A COUPLE OF POSTS SO HERE’S SOME FROM WHEN I WENT TRAVELLING….STARTING OFF WITH SPAIN. WOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! EVERY STUDENT SHOULD GO TRAVELLING, LIVE OFF TAP WATER AND SAVE YOUR MONEY AND BOOK IT EARLY BECAUSE IT’S SOOOOOO WORTH IT!

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Benicassim

Like, who thought, I could be at a festival wearing SANDALS?! Benicassim. Amazing. Reading and Leeds I am never going to you again. £80 for 4 days of spending the day sunbathing and the night dancing and I never knew that heaven really did exist on earth. Biffy Clyro, Muse (the greatest band I’ve ever seen live I hate them but I stand my ground), Kendrick, The Chemical Brothers, The Vaccines, Jamie XX, Catfish & the Bottlemen……………..

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Barcelona

The most beautiful city! Give me all the tapas! Visiting the beautiful Parc Guell, drinking all the fruit juice from La Boqueria Mercat, seeing all the views from the Tibidabo Mountain, taking a free walking ‘alternative tour’ and being shown the street art and local drug hotspots (this did happen and no I wouldn’t really recommend it…). Barcelona I loves ya.

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Madrid

You were blummin’ HOT! The Royal Palace of Madrid was absolutely incredible (and you couldn’t take any photos which tbh I didn’t mind because I was just taking it all in) and their churros are fab. We walked through the Buen Retiro Park which was lovely, we looked over the boating lake and found the Pinterest famous crystal palace …..which was complete lies and still to this day I am really upset about it really.

Also let me introduce you to the travelling gang, my fave Naomi – we were blogging buds for so long and now we can travel around and stop and take photos of everything without annoying anyone! Followed by Lauren, Cat, Shauneen, Caroline and Dom!

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Ronda

A little Spanish gem. Very historic, very traditional, very good ice cream. Built around a valley we walked over the Puente Nuevo (the new bridge), looked over the views and my favourite part – we took a trip to the Cueva del Gato (why yes, you did translate that right – the cat cave). I dunno what the link is to a cat really but what I do know that it was the most beautiful sight. A giant waterfall flowing out of a giant cave, the bluest water I’ve ever seen and I think one of my favourite days. We arrived early in the morning and it was so quiet. Having the whole pool to ourselves we set up a picnic and had the best day swimming around fresh water. Dreamy.

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Frigiliana

In between our Spanish village hopping, we spent some time at Frigiliana. AKA a little village that’s basically a real life watercolour painting. Little white town houses, cobbled pathways, hills with amazing views and incredible mojitos. Is life real?

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Granada 

Naomi and I got up at 7am to run up the hill to get tickets for the Alhambra. An arabic palace and fortress, or in other noticeable things – the most amazing tile work ever. Room after room, different patterns from the ceiling to the floor. We finished with a lovely risotto in the evening to celebrate Cat’s 21st before heading to…..ITALY!

(next post, coming soon)

8 Comments

  1. Dana 27th August 2016 / 6:30 pm

    Duude, im buzzing to see the next post, this one is amazing, looks like an amazing trip youre not going to forget in a hurry, traveling as a student is 100% the best thing to do and it looks like an insane time!

    Dana
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  2. Holl JC 27th August 2016 / 10:42 pm

    Oh wow! These pictures are incredible! Looks like you had the bestest time girl! x

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  3. Eloise 27th August 2016 / 11:08 pm

    Sandles at a festival? Sold! The cat cave looks pretty awesome too!

  4. Nadine 28th August 2016 / 7:28 pm

    This trip sounds incredible! The photos look amazing, especially of Cueva del Gato, it literally looks like a fairy tale. I’m glad you had an amazing time and after this I am already trying to plan when I can next go to Spain… also v. much looking forward to the next posts!

  5. Cília C 28th August 2016 / 11:52 pm

    what an amazing trip! I’m from Spain (Catalonia) and you visited almost more than I ever did, I never visited Ronda, Frigiliana (in fact, I never heard that name!) and Granada, I just visited Madrid a few times and Barcelona at least four times at year (because it’s the nearest big city I have) so looks you had a lot of fun in my country ^^

  6. Alexandra 29th August 2016 / 7:57 am

    Looks amazing. Would love to go back to spain one day

  7. lexie 3rd September 2016 / 11:26 am

    A lot of my friends went to Benicassim and it looked soo good, would give anything to see Mac Demarco! Looks like you had a fab time, love your photos x x
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