Our wedding, honeymoon, and why we are spending August in the capital of Catalonia
Hello everyone! As most of you know, on July 21st Pedro and I got married in MĂˇlaga. We spent the week before the wedding visiting with my family who came over from the States to celebrate with us, and we had a blast. There were definitely difficulties in cross cultural communication/translation and our gesturing skills were stretched to the max, and there was so much love and happiness surrounding the occasion, that we couldnÂ´t help but have a wonderful time. It was a gorgeous ceremony and reception and we want to thank all of you who followed our adventures virtually with the hashtag #boqueboda as well as those of you who were able to attend. Rusko, of course, made an appearance decked out in his â€śGolden BoquerĂłnâ€ť suit.
After our wedding, we headed for our honeymoon: A week in Tenerife, Canary Islands. Pedro and I stayed in a town called Puerto de la Cruz and then rented a car to drive all around the island. Some of the highlights from our trip were seeing the national park and volcano El Teide, the beautiful beaches (El Socorro, Las Teresitas, Las Americas, Punta de Teno, Taganana, etc.), the Natural Reserves of Roque de Agana, and of course riding a camel in Tanque and parascending at the beach in Las Americas. Tenerife was gorgeous, diverse, and it totally surprised us! We left with lots of things still on our â€śto doâ€ť list, as well as lots of unforgettable memories.
We got back to the Peninsula on Sunday evening, and Pedro was already off to start a new project. It turns out that the company needed him for a project in Barcelona. The job would take him there for about five weeks, and the company found us a flat, and provided a stipend for food and displacement costs. As school is out for the summer, I am able to tag along; and here you have us, for the month of August already settling into our temporary home at the foot of Tibidabo (the mountains in Barcelona) just a short subway ride away from the famous street Las Ramblas.