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2018: A Whole Different View

2018: A Whole Different View

Upon occasion, I think it’s a good idea to look at some slightly different views of any city. I’m not talking about the super-scenic or the tourist-laden attractions that most people see, but about the real life that is lived in the everyday streets. For...
Three Weeks Later…

Three Weeks Later…

When I first received my visa paperwork in Miami, there was a half-sheet of paper attached to my visa. It stated that I had to register with the police within 30 days of entering the country. Three weeks ago, when I first went to the police station, I was given a...
I am an Arrendatario

I am an Arrendatario

What, you ask, is that? Well, gentle reader, check out my new place in Valencia, where I am an arrendatario, or renter! After my experience with the visa, I was prepared for the worst, but what actually happened was surprising serene. I was pleased when the...

Seriously… Eighteen days?

The quest of the day was to obtain an ID card that placed me in Valencia, so it was early morning when my friend and I arrived at the station, or comisaría de policía. Guess what? The next available appointment to make identification cards is set for November 25 at...