A recent call with mom got me thinking quite a lot about what I had finally learnt during my first year in Romania. Continue reading “Three things”
“Dear parents, today you won’t have a child anymore. Without smoke, without alcohol, I fly. I’m not fleeing, I fly.” Continue reading “I’m not fleeing, I fly.”
Two Romanians, one Dutch, one Moldavian and one Peruvian (me). Final destination: Snagov Monastery. Done. Let’s go!
We met at the center of the city. Once we were all together and got some coffee for our way, we got on the car and started the ride. The youngest of us drove us to our destination.
Continue reading “Snagov”
“Daniel, why do you think we are so excited about turning 18 years old? What does it mean to be old enough? Old enough for what?”, I asked this 18 year old young man. (Español al final) Continue reading “Finally 18!”
A cold weather, with constant rain and thunders in the sky. Coloured leaves falling off. For the first time in my life I was living a real autumn. I will never forget how I was opening my life to a whole new experience. (Versión en español al final) Continue reading “Romania – Year #1”
No recuerdo mi edad, sé que era muy pequeño, y la primera de ellas me cargaba cuando iba a comprar a la vuelta de la esquina. La segunda de ellas siempre me alentaba. La tercera de ellas, siempre fue mi protectora. Las más ancianas, sabiduría y trabajo arduo. Mi madre, mi ejemplo de fuerza y mi consejera número uno. No imagino #NiUnaMenos en mi lista. Continue reading “#NiUnaMenos”
This image above is the Declaration of Independence of Peru signed on July 15th and proclaimed on July 28th, 195 years ago (1821). I can’t remember if I ever saw it in person. However, to see the picture today and when I think of what I celebrate, I feel moved to share the result of the suffering of so many that wanted this for us. Continue reading “We are free!”