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Adventures Lead to Discoveries

Posted by Gabrielle on May 18, 2016 in Travel |

By Gabrielle Bremer – Through the Lens Photography

me San Lorenzo de El Escorial in SpainSorry, I haven’t posted a lot in the past month. I’m now caught up on school and the school year is coming to an end. I promise I will keep posting more Spain pictures. In the next few week I will be doing some travelling to North Carolina and California, so be watching for those updates.

I’d like to dedicate this post to my travel partner, the person who helped me discover my love for travel. While on my adventures through Italy and Spain, I found a sense of confidence and independence, a feeling that I could do anything. Words cannot express my gratitude for these experiences, new-found confidence, and independence. To be able to travel to luxurious places for weeks at a time and soak up the culture is something I will forever be grateful for. To be able to discover a new passion, something I want to do for the rest of my life, is the best thing anyone could’ve ever given me. Thank you for opening up this new world to me and showing me that I can do this.

 

Awesome! As I wrote in March 2015, before our trip to Italy:

“For what do I hope? To instill a love for travel. To develop a fascination for new places and cultures, thus bringing pictures, books and history to life. I would want my niece to learn about herself and come away with a sense of accomplishment and confidence that is denied those who constrain their experiences to a narrow environment and limit their understanding of others.

Her style of travel will develop over time. But I hope she returns to Minnesota with a desire to research her next destination. Hopefully, she saved her lessons. And if her style becomes one of independence while carrying light luggage, all the better.”

I will consider my goal achieved!  Pat

 

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The Monkeys of Gibraltar 

Posted by Gabrielle on April 9, 2016 in Travel |

By Gabrielle Bremer – Through the Lens Photography The monkeys of Gibraltar had to be the cutest things ever! While on the coast of Spain we had to make a trip to Gibraltar. Gibraltar is a U.K. colony that is a peninsula off of the Spanish coast. There is a huge mountain-like rock where there […]

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A Day in Toledo España 

Posted by Gabrielle on April 7, 2016 in Travel |

By Gabrielle Bremer – Through the Lens Photography Public transportation is stunning in Europe. Everything is fast, clean, and comfortable. It was only a 40-minute train ride to Toledo from Madrid. From the station, we walked into town. Up the huge hill, we sorta climbed, thank God for

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España 

Posted by Gabrielle on April 5, 2016 in Travel |

By Gabrielle Bremer – Through the Lens Photography After two plane rides and a thirty hour Monday, it’s good to be home. This is the first chance I’ve had to sit at my computer and edit photos in over two weeks. Over the next few days, I will be sharing with you, my adventures and photos […]

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Catalonia’s Desire to Depart from Spain 

Posted by Gabrielle on March 30, 2016 in Travel |

By Gabrielle Bremer – Through the Lens Photography As told by Joelle of Girona Because of Catalonia’s different way of life, the province wants to succeed from Spain. They even have their own flag that separatists fly proudly from their balconies.

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España’s Semana Santa

Posted by Gabrielle on March 27, 2016 in Travel |

By Gabrielle Bremer – Through the Lens Photography Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is celebrated by Spanish Catholics. It is a breath-taking celebration that takes place from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday (March 20th-27th this year). This is a week of annual commemoration of the Passion of Jesus Christ; it is filled with music, costumes, and […]

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Masks and Gondeliers

Posted by Gabrielle on March 30, 2015 in Travel |

By Gabrielle Bremer – Through the Lens Photography Venice has definitely been one of my favorite cities so far. From the water to the masks everything was great. It’s a place with no cars or huge crowds this time of year. It was nice to be able to lounge around on the boats and see […]

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