Adventuring at Home and Abroad

by Tessa on August 14, 2013

in Barcelona, Millie&Me, Spain, Style

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I found these pictures on my laptop that I had intended to share months ago! As I was looking through them I was thinking about how when we lived in Spain, we would always go places and see things. We knew we had a limited time there and to us, Barcelona was new and amazing! When we felt bored we left the house because there was always something new to see and we didn’t want to waste time. We didn’t want to return home to America and have regrets about not taking advantage of our time and experiencing everything that we could have. I was talking to the woman that cut my hair and when I told her of the places I had been she said “I’ve lived here ten years and I still haven’t been there yet!”

We’ve finally moved into our place in Utah and in the past few days we haven’t done much, mostly because we’re unpacking which is a boring and odious job if you ask me. Multiple times each day I think “Wow. I’m bored! I just want to go to college already!” But I’ve realized that to me-to many of us-America seems so common, just like how Barcelona wasn’t anything particularly special to my Spanish hairdresser! I want to live in America the way I lived abroad. I want to see what the cities I live in have to offer. I want to adventure through my hometown the way I’d adventure through a far away city. I know that we currently live a few miles away from 2 adorable old main streets that I have yet to explore and there’s a charming train track that runs through the city. There may not be any grand and stunning cathedrals nearby but I’m sure Utah County has some gems of its own and I’m determined to find them!!

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Aleksandra August 16, 2013 at 11:09 am

Amazing photos!

Olivia Ruffin August 15, 2013 at 1:37 pm

Tessa! I replied to your comment on my blog (I’m not sure if you would get like an email or anything so just letting you know :) )
–Olivia

deana August 14, 2013 at 11:27 pm

You both are beautiful! :) lovely post!
-Deana, From Birds&Oxfords

Tessa August 15, 2013 at 12:09 am

Thank you! Thank you! :)

Gen August 14, 2013 at 8:34 pm

You both look absolutely amazing!

Tessa August 14, 2013 at 10:31 pm

THANK you so much:)

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