M. Hanna ’18 – No Rondan Zagales in “116 Days”

Ya no te rondan zagales-The ruins of Belchite, Spain An eerie silence hangs in the air. We are standing in the town of Belchite—only it is not a town, but a wreckage, a collection of rubble and memories of civilization. It had been destroyed, bombed into nothingness during the...

Maria Hanna – Discovering Dalí in “116 Days”

Dalí Museum: Figueres, Spain  “Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be the shackles limiting our vision.” (Salvador Dalí). Here, Dalí speaks of his own style of art; one so bold, so unparalleled, that it transcends the conventional bounds of reality and passes into the...

Maria Hanna ’18 – Another day in a “116 days”

Els Quatre Gats Café: Barcelona, Spain My first encounter with a Spanish cultural phenomenon was unplanned, but very useful. Fueled by love of coffee and aversion to the early morning, it was not long before I wandered into one the many cafés lining the streets of Barcelona. Having just...